CAN MUMBAI ECHO THE DUTCH BLUEPRINT?

CAN MUMBAI ECHO THE DUTCH BLUEPRINT?

This question occurred to me after reading a thought provoking book titled ‘Building The Cycling City – The Dutch Blueprint For Urban Vitality’. The authors of the book, Melissa and Chris Bruntlett are a family of professionals actively promoting the cause of healthy living, environment and social benefits of cycling, walking and public transportation. Continue reading “CAN MUMBAI ECHO THE DUTCH BLUEPRINT?”

BUILDING THE CYCLING CITY – A BOOK REVIEW

BUILDING THE CYCLING CITY – A BOOK REVIEW

‘Building The Cycling City – The Dutch Blueprint For Urban Vitality’ 

Penned by Melissa and Chris Bruntlett, the book carries an interesting narrative of how the Dutch cities took a wise call of adopting a ‘humble bicycle’ as a sustainable model for transportation. The Authors have beautifully crafted in words ‘a romance between people of Dutch cities and their unspoken love for cycling’.  Continue reading “BUILDING THE CYCLING CITY – A BOOK REVIEW”

BLUE JEAN BLUES: BATTLING STRESS THROUGH ALTERNATE WAYS

BLUE JEAN BLUES: BATTLING STRESS THROUGH ALTERNATE WAYS

I was recently invited for a screening of a movie ‘Blue Jean Blues’ a story based on Depression & Cycling. This blog is a narration of my experience with a synopsis of the movie. Continue reading “BLUE JEAN BLUES: BATTLING STRESS THROUGH ALTERNATE WAYS”