Benanda Podcast #1 – How Jess and I became friends (part 1)
This is Benanda Podcast #1. In this inaugural recording, I chit chat with my long-time friend, Jessica Noble. Good quality meandering talk. Part 1 of 2.
The costs of commuting (a comparison)
Have YOU ever thought of it? There must’ve been a time in your life when you wanted to run the numbers as to how expensive different transportation methods are. Well, I made a few assumptions, ran some numbers, and did some math. All for you!
How I commute by e-bike EVERY DAY! (10000km DIY e-bike update)
600 days ago, I took my inaugural ride on my e-Bike. At the time, I didn’t realize it would be such a big part of my life. So many adventures were to follow.
This is my 10000KM DIY e-bike update!
How to disable “Related Posts” on WordPress.org CMS
I recently started using an alternative “related posts” plugin on my worpress.org site and ended up having a problem. Both WordPress’ Jetpack “related posts” and my new “related posts” plugin were enabled, looking odd at the end of my posts. So I made a quick help tutorial for those who might have the same issues.
Our adventures in and around Quebec City (one week, one lens)
Natalia & I go on a seven-day vacation and I only use one lens to capture the events.
This is a LONG POST with TONS OF PHOTOS from the seven days!
My top 10 “thumbs up” playlist tracks – September 2019 Edition
My song-listening habits change throughout the year and years. Since I started a “normal desk job” (Digital Content Specialist), there’s been a Google Play Music (GPM) tab open on my browser for 90% of my time sitting or standing at my desk. Sooooo here’s my top 10 list of songs for September 2019!
My Creative Struggle and 5 things keeping me from creating content
This is the very personal story of my creative struggle – a struggle to be happy, content, and live a fulfilling and meaningful life.
It’s a struggle everyone can relate to in a world so connected that we’re all so very disconnected from reality.
VIDEO: Travel Tips for Touring Europe in 10 Days (ft. Ben & Matt)
Also the “What Not to Bring” video. Kind of a mixed bag of recommendations and opinions!
Building Natalia’s eBike (my 2nd eBike build)
Natalia and I build a second ebike… because she had been stealing mine occasionally and LOVES it. Our objective for this bike was simple: MAKE IT SEXY!
Despite opposition, Bike Lanes in London, Canada means PROGRESS
I’M EXCITED about where London, Canada is going! I’ve never said that in my life before because there never has been a reason to get excited. Decisions have almost always been conservative and are rarely made with the future in mind… until recently.
BTS: Taking photos of a vintage Canon FD 50mm lens
This accidental photo session started when I was trying to capture the iris blades of this old Canon FD f/1.8 50mm lens for a tutorial on shutter speed. Talk about getting distracted and focusing on photos instead of videos. Here’s the whole process of creating these images!
Canada’s Winter McDonald’s is BeaverTails® [Ottawa’s Rideau Canal vs. London’s Storybook Gardens]
It all started with a random question of mine: “have you ever had a Beavertail before?”
“Nope! What’s that?”, replied Natalia.
… And so it began.
ebike enthusiast &
Just a regular bicycle warrior who’s super into ebikes, infrastructure, personal finance, and efficiency!