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These are my more generalist posts that don't necessarily follow tech.

How To Tour On A Small Motorbike

GS1200, Multistrada, Tiger Explorer, FJR1300 - these bikes are all synonymous with touring and doing long miles, but they're all well in excess of 1000cc and are physically very large. Comparatively, I have the very small Versys 650, and at 6'3" tall, it's possible for even me to tour on it. Here's how...

How The RAC Treated An Elderly, Vulnerable Biker

The picture below shows me and some friends, whilst on a pretty wet trip around the north coast of Scotland. The gentleman in the middle of the image is my friend Nick. Nick is a 79 year old pensioner with cancer; and this is the story about how the RAC left Nick to sleep...

Things To Consider When Starting A Blog

Back in 2010 I started a blog on Google's free blogging platform, Blogger. Fast forward a few years and my blog was self-hosted and gaining over 2.5 million unique visits every month. Along the way, I made a lot of mistakes. Some were nothing more than a learning curve, but others had the...

Medium Vs Ghost - Which One For a Personal Blog?

I decided recently that I wanted to start blogging again. Not in a professional capacity (like I did for MakeUseOf), but rather just some meandering thoughts on a personal blog. That way, I don’t have an editor to please, and I can publish whatever I like. That got me thinking though, which is...