The Restrap Commute Backpack

A good bag will make your commute a whole lot easier, but pick the wrong one and you could arrive at your destination with soggy belongings; a sore back; or even find yourself having to leave things behind.

Your mind makes it real…

Our minds are capable of some amazing things. Not only does it keep the body functioning day to day, it can achieve great feats of ingenuity and analytical thinking. As some of you regular readers may have worked out, I have a love/hate relationship with my brain. Today is a story of a time when... Continue Reading →

Habits…

Our daily lives are often structured around a collection of habits. We carry out a particular activity so many times that we barely need to think about them any more. Some of these habits are good, some of them are bad, but even the most innocuous routine will influence other parts of our lives without... Continue Reading →

Beginnings…

We will all at some point reach a fork in the road. Head and heart may pull you in different directions and difficult decisions will need to be made. There are often opportunities hidden behind the hardest of decisions, be that the decision to change something, or to even close the door on the life... Continue Reading →

Getting started with the new Nextbike scheme…

The new Nextbike hire scheme has official launched in Cardiff and most of Cardiff's inner city areas now have at least one station. If you live or work in Cathays, Roath, Grangetown, Cardiff Bay or any of the other locations coming online as we type this, you can go and rent a bike. So, how do you get started?

Carrying things…

Inspired by a guest post by our friend Steffan about his beloved fixie and its classic carrying solution, we thought it would be a good idea to look at a couple of ways to carry our wares on our bicycles.

In praise of darkness…

The clocks have just shifted an hour to usher in a season of darkness. The brief spell of morning light we can enjoy over the next few weeks will pass and we nine-to-five-ers will have to get used to only seeing daylight on weekends. But is that such a bad thing? Sensory deprivation It may... Continue Reading →

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