Author Archives: Susanne


About Susanne

Life is like riding a bicycle; to keep your balance you must keep moving* I am part of a mobile community garden and try to help where I can to promote the new Inntertube Map. It is a great thing to do and I love to get around the city of Edinburgh with this little map. Apart from that I am working in an office with a very small team where we help communities or landowners to generate their own energy. Cycling and Gardening - my two passions.

Gardening & Cycling: They go together

When you cycle along the union canal coming from Harrison Park cycling towards the city centre (Lochrin Basin) you will see a lovely community garden on your left just before Leamington Lift Bridge . The garden is called The Grove Fountainbridge Community Garden. So when you cycle along come in and say hi if you […]


Banana me beautiful – the book launch

This Monday I attended a fabulous book release event on a boat in Edinburgh to celebrate the launch of a book by the inspiring Emily Dodd (Some impressions here ). If you’re unfamiliar with Emily Dodd, she’s an award winning author and a fantastic…


Access to the Union Canal – Alternatives

I have been thinking about this for a while now: How do I get access to the canal from where I live? I could cycle along the canal to work every morning if I only had access. I live right next to the canal which is great as it involves having a gr…


Breakfast for Cyclists: Wednesday 22nd June

It is Bike Week (18 26 June) and along with a fully packed week comes the Spokes Bike Breakfast (Wednesday 22nd June, 8-10am, Edinburgh City Chambers). Every year the City of Edinburgh Council offers a free brekky for cyclists. On top of that Sp…