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.

Guess who’s back [hint: he’s a thug]

Musclebound Thug is back…with a quirky little zoology lesson It’s no secret that Musclebound Thug likes catching reptiles by the tail. (It’s a #thuglife thing – something that titillates his puny reptilian brain.) But today, his antics got interrupted by … Continue reading

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Oh, Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling…

…from east to west, and down the streets of town. My wife’s cousin Claire plays the bagpipes. She recently did me a huge favour. When I asked what I could do to repay her, she said simply, “Doodle me some bagpipes.” To … Continue reading

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#MSbike

This morning, as thanks for my invitation from the MS Society of Canada to participate in this year’s Scotiabank MS Bike Cowichan Valley Grape Escape, I doodled #endMS. This afternoon I popped out and doodled another of the fundraising initiative’s hashtags: #MSbike. Following … Continue reading

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It’s time to #endMS

Yesterday, I received an invitation to ride along on the Scotiabank MS Bike Cowichan Valley Grape Escape – a fundraising ride organized by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. An estimated 100,000 Canadians live with MS – an autoimmune disease of the … Continue reading

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Another Olympic doodle: #OlympicPeace

A couple weeks ago, this tweet from the IOC (@Olympics) came across my Twitter feed. Beyond being moved by the message, I was vaguely aware that the form of the dove would nestle nicely into the cityscape of Victoria. And voila…#OlympicPeace! … Continue reading

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An Olympic countdown. A doodle of Brazil. And…

…a huge “Thank you!” to the International Olympic Committee On Olympic Day (June 23) 2015, I designed and pedalled an #OlympicDay doodle and entered it in an IOC contest for a chance to win a trip for two to Rio de Janeiro. And I won! … Continue reading

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Another Venice-inspired doodle: il gondoliere

On Friday, July 1, I planned and pedalled another GPS doodle inspired by my recent holiday in Venice: a gondolier. Since July 1 marks the anniversary of the enactment of the British North America Act in 1867 – an important milestone on Canada’s way … Continue reading

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