Category Archives: bicycle

For Cyclists

I used to ride a bike, years ago. I admire those who cycle long distances, the Tour de France, Cops for Cancer on Vancouver Island. Now all the house-bound people who are getting out on their bikes, but still keeping … Continue reading

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A Ride Into Gethsemane

Good Friday is coming up, with its grief and pain, and we can’t get to Easter without it. Somehow we always go through dark places before we come to the light and joy, but we remember … A RIDE INTO … Continue reading

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Riding Again

Can anything be more fun that free-wheeling down a hill, sun shining, dandelions and Queen Anne’s Lace on the banks, trees bending, until … A RIDING AGAIN my jacket                              … Continue reading

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Street senryu

The kaleidoscope of activity on the streets of any city are a perpetual wonder and puzzlement. People cut in and out of traffic, jay-walk (guilty as charged). They sleep in bus-shelters, doorways, under bridges, on vents. They take chances … … Continue reading

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Up Anchors

I get caught up in the excitement of sailing when there’s a gale blowing … or the joys of slopping around, dreaming, watching clouds drift by when there’s no wind … Here’s a piece of, appropriately enough, tumbling rhyme … … Continue reading

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My First Bicycle

Bike Week is upon us. In British Columbia it takes place during the last week of May with events to help everyone get pedalling for their health, and for the environment. I don’t cycle these days, but I have vivid … Continue reading

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