Forcing An Apple To Become An Orange

We emigrated to Canada in 1977.  Unfortunately, my parents weren't really paying attention and moved us (an English speaking family from England) into Lasalle in Montreal, Quebec.  If you don't know what was going on in Quebec in 1977, it wasn't good for an eight year old English kid.  While…

Motorbike Wants

I've been re-watching Jo Sinnott's Wild Camping.  That Roof Helmet she wears looks fantastic.  It's a French designed, multiple function helmet with a fighter pilot vibe.  The Desmo Flash in Orange and black gets itself on my want list.ROOF Desmo Flash from Canada's Motorcycle:  $550I've heard a lot about Aerostich.…

Greasy Hands Preachers

I got a copy of The Greasy Hands Preachers through Vimeo the other day.  I enjoyed Long Live The Kings, though the hipster meter got pegged a couple of times, TGHP was similar.The Greasy Hands Preachers interviews builders in the current custom motorcycle scene under the pretext of emphasizing the value…

Procedural Learning

From Dusty World in December of 2014: You can learn anywhere, but some places are better than others We had one of our few professional development days last week (this one on metacognition) and I had a moment of insight in spite of the circumstances. For the better part of three hours we…

Digital Amplification of the Mega Self

I've finished Crawford's The World Beyond Your Head, and I've been ruminating on it for a couple of weeks.  Crawford makes a number of educational criticisms in this philosophical treatise that attempts to free us from Enlightenment thinking gone mad.  This post is on how digital economics amplify and feed off…

A Week After New Years

Norman makes the PCH look pretty magical. At nearly a thousand bucks a day for this Canadian, it would have to be. Strange timing means I've got the week off after New Year's Day this year.  That means flying is a less expensive possibility, so what motorcycling trip might I…
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