I’m being sent to several different departments at work, so my commute has changed a bit. It may look pretty but those cobbles and high pressure tyres are an uncomfortable combination.

Incidentally, I’ve been asked in the comments why my photos are all of apparently deserted landscapes and villages; this is because Germany has very strict privacy laws which effectively give individuals copyright over their face. This is also why you’ll not find any CCTV cameras in the picture above.

View out of the front door.

This time of year can lead to wardrobe malfunctions and much indecision as I try and calculate how many layers I’ll need after the first five minutes of riding.

I was asked to make some labels for the spatulas before they were put on display in the shops. “Perspektiven für Migranten” translates roughly as “Opportunities for Migrants” although the acronym does ironically cause some humour for English speakers.

Family work bike on the train last week. It’s always good to see I’m not the only one using pedal power.

Or for that matter, the only one using the train to avoid weather..

I had to make a diversion on the way back from work yesterday.

It’s a hard life.

The cutting board project is progressing. Boards are now cut and ready for filing and sanding.

Main railway station long distance hiking route to the trains platform 1-16″

Someone clearly thought the detour around the building site in Stuttgart’s railway station is getting a bit protracted…


On the way back to Freiburg; touring bike in Karlsruhe station.

Bakfiets helping younger son on his newspaper delivery round.

Neighbours cat playing load inspector.

Sunday bike tour with Beautiful Daughter.

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