Author Archives: Stephen

About Stephen

Brand strategist and creative director by day. Hyper-competitive GPS-art obsessed cyclist most of the rest of the time.

The owl and the (almost) pussycat

A way better doodle than the ugly cat it started out as! A few weeks ago, I went for a quick Saturday spin that had the makings, I thought, of a cat’s face. Using that route as a starting point, … Continue reading

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A wild pack of Year-of-the-Dog doodles

AeroDog is the latest addition to my growing collection of canine GPS Doodles In the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the Year of the Dog. So to join my already-doodled canine collection featured below (including Doggie Do(odle), Growly Dog with a … Continue reading

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Q: What do you get when you cross a llama with a dog?

A: This atrocity (a Llabrador retriever, I guess) Sometimes a GPS Doodle just can’t decide what it wants to be. The shape I spotted in the map (below) looked decidedly like a llama; but when I started to flesh out … Continue reading

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Back at it in 2018!

After a way-too-long hiatus, I’m looking forward to getting back into the GPS Doodling groove in 2018. I figured I’d kick off a new year of doodling the same way I kicked off the whole phenomenon back in 2015…with a … Continue reading

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What does a 1 billion square foot GPS Doodle look like?

It looks like this…The Sea Creature of Saanich Peninsula I planned this GPS Doodle in November 2015 – a year and a half ago – but only got around to riding the route today. I knew it was going to … Continue reading

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Cheep thrills on my bicycle

A YYJ birdie inspired by Strava’s Global Heat Map I find inspiration for my GPS Doodles in all sorts of places. Many begin as shapes that emerge as I pore over a city map. Others I go looking for to celebrate special occasions … Continue reading

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A happy flappy inflatable tubeman. Or is it?

Sometimes I do a GPS Doodle thinking it’s one thing, but it turns out to look like something else altogether. Case in point: today’s Doodle. The picture I planned was one of those flappy, floppy “airdancers” you often see outside … Continue reading

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