May 11, 2013 by anelim
I no longer have a bike 😥 someone nicked it from my locked apartment building ground floor late last night or today.
Any ideas what one does in Germany in that situation? Other than visiting the local Flohmarkt tomorrow.
Category: Alltag, English
| Tags: anger, bike, safety, theft, thieves
😦 😦 seems to be a common issue anywhere in the world….
I know, bikes are so easy to nick 😦 But hey, today it is BACK!!!
wow, really?? so glad to hear 😀
[…] After being so brutally debiked yesterday, I was already conceptualising the loss in terms of Sen’s Capability Approach. I had lost the means to convert a latent capability (to move) into a real functioning (biking around). The bike had provided me with a valuable capability (healthy, independent and cheap outdoor long-distance movement). Being debiked was all the more painful because it was a loss of an entitlement which I now had taken for granted. It felt worse than it had felt not yet having a bike in September. Or something like that. These theoretical deliberations didn’t assuage my feelings of loss, and neither did the nice new trainers that I bought. But then… […]
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