For us of an older generation, a visiting circus and fair used to bring all sorts of odd attractions and entertainment.
Three of the UK’s top creative artists Pete Lewis (Fallon), Omar Karim (Fallon) and Wesley Merritt (Debut Art) share much more than their love of art it in its many forms, they are also keen cyclists.
Once upon a time, newspapers used to be delivered by hand by a friendly neighbourhood paperboy or papergirl, sometimes on a bicycle. In the US, the use of the bike to deliver newspapers was much more common but there was no pushing a newspaper through the letterbox there. In most cases, newspapers were rolled up and thrown onto a front porch or if the aim was great into an open letterbox.
If you enjoy a bit of culture and like getting out on the bike than a series of tour rides run by Bikeminded, the cycling campaign run by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, this summer could just be your thing.
Some upcoming events for the culture vultures among you, with of course a cycle theme. You wouldn’t expect anything less.
Just what is the best city in the world for urban cycling? This was the key question of a project by Danish-based Copenhagenize Consulting which aimed to develop an index of how cites fair for bicycle friendliness.