Rediscovering the romance of cycling;
There is a flower within my heart; Daisy, Daisy!
Planted one day, by a glancing dart; Planted by Daisy Bell! Whether
she loves me, Or loves me not; Sometimes it’s hard to tell…
(Harry Dacre 1892)
Whether Daisy got her stylish carriage I guess we’ll never know…but there is something quite poetic, romantic even about the humble bicycle…
And so it seems is our growing love of cycling; it is one of the most popular forms of transport around the world… how many of these are tandem cycles, I don’t know, but some people estimate that there are about one billion bicycles being used in the world at this current time, if we believe the 2005 love song by Katie Melua nine million of these are in Bejing…
In this space which has no ceilings, walls or doors... I would like to invite you in, and share with you some of the simple things in life which help to inspire my illustration work, from music to the places and spaces we call home...