Returning back to Scotland after a few years away. What’s changed and what hasn’t?
I’m majorly winning at this little game I’ve made for myself. It’s not even difficult any more. And I think that’s the problem.
It was here, on the edge of nowhere, that I considered my own home and possessions.
The first time I got positive culture shock.
Everything is fine and dandy in Turkey. As long as you’re white. Heterosexual. European. Oh yeah and you should have a penis.
Those first few pedal strokes out of the city. The first of many. Not knowing which road to take or where I’ll be sleeping. The gradual evolution of a human on a push bike: my home for months, even years to come. The adaptations of a mind accustomed to alarms and traffic. Of fast breakfasts.…
Meet Tartan, the home-built adventurer of the world… Graeme Obree would be proud Timelapse: Building my bicycle in my old bedroom …using makeshift tools and coffee (and pizza) All in a day’s work. I came across some problems and had to botch a couple of things (there’s a washing machine o-ring helping hold the cranks…
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Digging through trash. It’s as easy as pie.
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One whole year without entering a car.