“Watch this” Wednesday: Beauty on wheels

This is one that definitely falls under the category of distractions (see my blog’s tagline if you don’t know WTF I’m talking about).

We were trading funny videos and cool websites over on Murderati one day, and author Zoe Sharp passed along a link, with these comments. “If you want something that’s not necessarily a laugh, but startling, stunning, amazing and beautifully shot – plus a wonderful soundtrack, try the Danny MacAskill “Way Back Home” vid. Danny does things on a bicycle that will make you believe a man can fly.”

Of course, I had to go see what she was talking about, and you should too. Watch this:

There is a writing lesson in here, of course. It’s that pedal-to-the-metal commitment to the craft–and practice, practice, practice–can make something beautiful.