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New Beginnings Are Often Disguised As Painful Endings

We are so conditioned to celebrate the brand-new, but what about celebrating what we are stepping away from, even though it feels uncomfortable or there is a part of us not ready to let go? Whenever I’m going through a tough time in my life, I have the tendency to want to hide away and […]

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The Medal Factory, by Kenny Pryde

Rio Olympics, Team Pursuit: Ed Clancy, Steve Burke, Owain Doull and Bradley Wiggins | Ian MacNicol/ Getty Images Title: The Medal Factory- British Cycling and the Cost of GoldAuthor: Kenny PrydePublisher: Pursuit BooksYear: 2020 Sheets: 308 Order: Profile BooksWhat it is: A look at British cycling and its transformation in its first year since Lottery […]

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Secret Base reviews: Pteranodon

Photo by Katherine Frey/ The Washington Post via Getty Images I sometimes like to think about what discovering Pteranodon must have felt like. What, precisely, is the reference frame for a fish-eating flying reptile with a 20 ’ wingspan? The biggest fossils might have been mind-bogglingly gigantic, but at least they weren’t expected to do […]