“William Holden: When I Need to Relax I RIDE A BIKE”, Cycle Trades of America, 1940 https://advertisingpics.tumblr.com/post/188595639603/william-holden-when-i-need-to-relax-i-ride-a
@ericbuijs we don't have much choice out here in regional Australia. Bicycle repair shops are few and far between.
@andyc Don't be sorry, nobody has to read it :)
Not wanting to ever be that ill again is totally normal. Us lucky bastards who have not been through it have no idea. Yet.
"I was laughing, my mate was laughing, bleeding funny." For some reason this Alexei Sayle sketch has always stuck in my head.
The name I learnt during my nursing degree was basically the Latin for Knee-pit. Knee being pople, under-knee-pit => popliteal fossa. I knew it'd come in useful eventually.
Boris Johnson's first speech as PM? History repeating.... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cOfffyn4SWI
All the best mate, your Dad would appreciate your stuffed shoulder.
Yes and no
I set my disc brakes on fire three weeks ago. My bicycle has been at the bike shop ever since. I've called them twice but they are "waiting on parts". It's it too tragic to call again? #missmybike
@Jennahos Most people probably know it from the old Ealing comedy film.
"The Great Day of His Wrath". I still remember when I first saw this in the Tate gallery and thinking that fantasy art was perhaps legit after all. #inspirations https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Day_of_His_Wrath#/media/File:John_Martin_-_The_Great_Day_of_His_Wrath_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
Oncology Nurse. Former sysadmin; webdev; techie; bicycle-courier. Likes two wheeled transport; books and real life.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko