Everyday thoughts

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  • What’s on your mind?

    There’s a new social media platform in town: Substack has introduced Notes which remind me of the original Twitter: I’ve been able to use Notes very briefly, and it does indeed feel a lot like Twitter. One nice thing is that you can see a writer’s publication under their name and even subscribe right from […]

  • “You will not regret it, if you live”

    Ten thoughts on cycling from Austin Kleon on the occasion of his one year cycling anniversary. Including these two gems: Better to ride up a hill than to ride into the wind. You’ll overtake the hill eventually, but you can’t overtake the wind.  Riding a bicycle is a beautiful paradox — it requires you to […]

  • 15 minutes is enough

    Christopher Patterson and Lance Barrie on the ideal city: The idea of the 15-minute city, according to its originator Carlos Moreno, is that people are no more than a 15-minute walk or bike ride away from all the services they need to live, learn and thrive. For mental health and happiness. I think Geneva more or […]