Walking the Road to Nowhere…. to Get Somewhere

A walk down a real road to Nowhere which is a metaphor for our lives. The concept of Nowhere is a social construction, so everywhere ends up being a somewhere. Ends with a call to action to make a more Sustainable World for ourselves as well as those who come after us, and a call for all of us to be Citizen Geographers.

Touring Bend Oregon with Flat Simon

A tour of Bend, Oregon with a fictional British Boy who sent himself via the mail from Sellincourt Primary school in London, England. We’re documenting his trip for his classmates back home, so that they AND YOU can learn about our city.

What a Shitty Day looks like in Central Oregon

A one day documentary of what I though was a bad day, but later gained a new perspective on dealing with unpleasantness in life. Animal scat as a metaphor for life’s challenges. Comparing what a bad day might look like in different locations, and thoughts on how to change your perspective on it.

Pedestrian Friendly neighborhoods?

How pedestrian friendly is your neighborhood? Do you have sidewalks to walk on? Do you feel safe crossing a busy street? As Bend, Oregon is growing so fast, we have been doing a lot of urban hiking and comparing the walk-ability of different neighborhoods. Beth and I have a route that we now take fairlyContinue reading “Pedestrian Friendly neighborhoods?”

Urban Night hiking: observations on culture

We got back home to Bend, Oregon on December 20 after three months away, most of that in Barcelona, Catalunya. With the help of Beth’s fit bit, we figured we had walked more than 600 miles in the 93 days we were gone, with most of that in urban areas of Spain, Ireland, Czechia, andContinue reading “Urban Night hiking: observations on culture”