Monthly Archives: February 2021

Review. Peter Walker: “The Miracle Pill”

The titles of Peter Walker’s books indicate that he thinks he has got big solutions to big problems. I said in my review of his first, How Cycling Can Save the Worldr/ that: “Those of us with a cynical mindset might be put off by such optimism and the extravagant claim of the title. But don’t be…”

So how about “The Miracle Pill”? Yet again Walker has addressed a massive problem – the quite enormous health disbenefits of not being physically active and presented solutions to it. Anybody interested in what is now called “Active Travel” (walking and cycling as forms of everyday transport) should read it.

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