Rupert Miles, chief executive of Saga Publishing, which runs the website at www2co.uk, said: "It has really taken off, especially for people who are unable to get out of the house or have mobility issues."Now there are people who log on to a forum just to say good night and good morning to each other.I ride because I love to feel the wind on my face and listen to the birds and bugs. --- John Forester, Effective Cycling, Chapter 22 I suppose that was what attracted me to the bicycle right from the start.
She quickly took my phone, set up the App, put in my distance requirement at a 50 km range from me, and a gender requirement of male, that is how easy it is.
I had never heard of Tinder before, and was petrified to even touch my phone, so Gabi Tindered for me, choosing who she was accepting and rejecting on my behalf for the rest of the afternoon.
I had been allocated a seat at a table with persons whom I had never met, and sat next to the Brazilian Gabi, who has since become a friend.
She was the date for the lunch of a German man based in Cape Town, whom she had recently met via Tinder. Gabi is a spontaneous person, and could not understand why I had attended the lunch on my own, and felt that I needed to get onto Tinder to ‘fire’ up my social life.
I ride because I can't cry and pedal and the same time. Plain and simple, it's wearing a costume each time out of the gate. The bicycle generates them; bikes talk to each other like dogs, they wag their wheels and tinkle their bells, the riders let their mounts mingle.
We're neon signs, stylistically impaired wonders blinding pedestrians and fooling small children into thinking that the circus has come back to town. --- Daniel Behrman, The Man Who Loved Bicycles, Chapter 6 She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.
Boys Can’t Close Things I’ve realised that boys seem to have an aversion of shutting anything. This just sits open, waiting for me to stub my toe on it. I think this sits fully open as our cupboards close themselves if they’re only ajar. I threw all my earrings out so he could have a little cufflink pot and they weren’t just scattered to the four winds at night.
He didn’t even realise it was his drawer, with all his socks in it, until I mentioned it. Perhaps he thinks he will forget it again if he can’t see what’s in it.
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