SCENIC PHOTOS FROM NEW ZEALAND

Who needs a holiday in Cambodia – now is a great time for a holiday in New Zealand! Here are some photos I saw online today. I live in Wellington, about 4 hours drive away from the hard hit areas. Here it has been raining excessively for the past year and even some normies are […]

UP IN SMOKE

Last week, a house near to us caught fire and completely burned down. It burned for over an hour and filled the sky with smoke. Living on the hillside with a pretty good view of the surrounding area, we get to watch this interesting sort of stuff. But these two photos were taken by a […]

SOME REAL BICYCLE COURIERS

The first bike couriers – 1908-1917 Many years ago, but not quite this far back, I was a bicycle courier myself. As a student who was into bicycle racing it was pretty cool. But it was also as dangerous as hell. One lunch time I clipped a bus in busy traffic, managed to bounce off […]

The golden age of American motoring

From the Laurel and Hardy school of motoring: Fascinating photos capture the thrills… and spills of the golden age of American motoring ¬†Wrapped around a tree, nose down in a ditch and dangling precariously over water. Fascinating photos from the 1920s and 30s show the dramatic and tragic side effect of the golden age of […]

CYCLE SERVICES PHOTO GALLERY

Cycle Services was our awesome purple bike shop at 174 Cuba Street Wellington New Zealand, ¬†from 1991 to 2000 The original website is all still online here, but it’s just an archive these days. Our camera gear was not as flash as our bikes back then, and some of these photos are pretty low res, […]

DO DRUGS GO WITH THAT BICYCLE?

DO DRUGS GO WITH THAT BICYCLE? BACK IN THE 90’S WE WERE A BIT MORE HARDCORE When a friend said she remembered Cuba Street, Wellington as being “bohemian” in 97, and I laughed and said that by 97 it had already become a safe space for office dwellers to visit and pretend they were living […]