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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 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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Two doodles in one: Gandalf the Grey and Gandalf the White

On March 19, I spent the day with Sean McShane to shoot a segment for Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet. I wanted to doodle something truly magical for the Daily Planet segment, so I was delighted to find – as I … Continue reading

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“It’s all connected” • A doodle for the CAO

For the past few days, I’ve been cycling about in the nation’s capital – Ottawa, Canada – creating a doodle on behalf of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, or CAO. Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man, the doodle underscores a key … Continue reading

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