UK & World

In Video: How to go further on a penny farthing

June 15 2018

A Scottish cyclist has written his name into the record books after speeding round a London track on a pink penny farthing. Hundreds of fans gathered at the World Cycling Revival Festival at Herne Hill Velodrome in Dulwich Village, London, to see Mark Beaumont break the British one-hour record with a distance of 21.92 miles.

Blazing Saddles

I like to ride my bicycle – cycling for pleasure

June 2 2018

I recently watched a video by world-renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz who famously photographed John Lennon on the day he was assassinated. She was talking about her work and one thing she said really struck me: “I’m not a technical photographer... If that’s what you’re thinking about then you’re not taking photographs”.