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CYCLING - safety and tips

It is a well known fact that cyclists sharing a road with motorized vehicles and have a run-in or collision never win. Precautions can be taken, of which one of the most important ones is COLOUR, according to the mantra “Be Seen/Be Safe”. 195 more words


The 4th of July sans fireworks...

I am a firm believer in following rules if they directly affect the safety of others. In our state it has been so dry that most of the towns surrounding mine, including mine are banning fireworks. 276 more words


A Disappointing Evening

Our previous hot weather was just a warm up (pardon the pun) for this week’s weather.

I mean…

Found an air conditioned bus. I want to live in it.

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All the Good Things Are Wild and Free(lance)

In the last couple of weeks I’ve had a lot of meetings with a lot of recruiters. It seemed like an efficient way of getting maximum outreach and advice from people who know what they’re doing. 279 more words


Day 78/79: Reims and Strasbourg

For the first time on this trip I have been disappointed. Reims had very little to offer other than the champagne caves and the cathedral, which could easily be covered in a day trip from Paris (albeit expensive, as the return fare is about 78 euro) . 975 more words

Europe Trip 2015

God save me from the heat wave

I wrote an article about the summer in Japan but I never thought this summer in France would be hot too !

This week we had the hottest day since 1947 in Paris … it was horrible so I decided to write something about… 126 more words


Extended heat wave in parts of Europe

MADRID – Spain’s meteorological agency is warning people to brace for high temperatures across much of the country over coming days.

The agency said Saturday that “temperatures will be significantly higher in much of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands,” exceeding 35 degrees Celsius and reaching 40 C in much of the southern and eastern parts of the country. 68 more words