Category Archives: gps art

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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“Plague doctor” Venetian mask

I’ve just returned from a holiday in Venice, where I saw, on every narrow strada I wandered, a crowded shop selling ornate Venetian masks. Typically worn during the Carnival of Venice, these masks have a colourful history. One of their uses: to obscure the … Continue reading

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