Monthly Archives: December 2012

How to go home

On my fourth day on the road, all those months ago, I passed through London, and there was a fond farewell party on the roof of an old multi-storey carpark in Peckham. It’s a memory I often revisit as I ride through the deserts and the mountains and the vast tracts of earth where there […]

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Riding in cars with boys

I didn’t make it to Tazawako in the end. While I was in Akita it started to snow, and my host dolefully informed me that it probably wouldn’t stop until next March. I looked out of his window. The whole city was white, buried under snowdrifts and hard packed ice, tucked in under a blanket […]

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Questionable Women – We have lift-off!

It’s been a long time coming (because I am busy, and disorganized, and have a planet to cycle around), but I am very pleased to announce that the Questionable Women project is now live! What started out as a simple Q&A blog post idea is now a full web page. Click here to read it. […]

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Going solo

I instantly felt at home in Tokyo, and after three weeks of exploring, socializing, sitting around and occasionally attempting to further my career, I realized that if I didn’t make an effort to leave, I might end up staying there forever. And if I really do attempt to ride through the Alaskan winter, it wouldn’t […]

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