#8, #9 & #10: New York

Okay okay — I’ve been remiss. Writing this from Ireland now, I have my last three “best things” about New York: 8. We all know that the US is a crazy place and New York is no exception. On the one hand you have police reprimanding a woman for sporting a short skirt while cycling, … Continue reading

#1: Cycling home from Long Island City

(Following on my Friday resolution) When I moved to Queens a few months ago I was initially worried that my experience there wouldn’t match Brooklyn. At first Astoria seemed a tad pedestrian, lacking the uber-cool aesthetics of the other borough and Brooklyn’s old-style neighbourhood vibe. That soon changed. Not only did I realize that Astoria … Continue reading

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