Slow Cycling

Something is getting lost as amateur cycling embraces a macho culture of speed and Strava.


The intensification of youth sports combined with ballooning waistlines is fuelling a spike in serious knee injuries among children.

Professionalising youth sports

Scott Harper, a Canadian filmmaker, made a wonderful documentary called Lost Adventures of Childhood. It’s about what’s going wrong and right with childrearing today.

I have posted a few short clips from the film. In this one, I talk about how pick-up sports have been squeezed out by their organised equivalent.