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Another Santa. Seriously.

When I GPS-doodled Saint Nicholas last week, he was looking pretty cheerful. You know – all “ho ho ho!” and “it’s a holly jolly Christmas!” Now he just looks grumpy. Might be the length of his “Naughty” list this year (with the … Continue reading

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Old Saint Nick makes an early appearance in YYJ

Here’s doodle #4 in December’s “’tis the season” series, which began on December 1 with the Musclebound Thug’s Santa Claus impersonation and continued on December 3 with this Christmas tree and December 7 with a Christmas stocking stuffed with gifties. Total distance … Continue reading

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Sharing the GPS Doodles story at TEDxVictoria 5

On November 21, I had the distinctive honour of kicking off TEDxVictoria 5: IMPACT with a 12-minute talk about GPS Doodles – a journey of creative expression, urban exploration and oodles of time on the bike that all began a little … Continue reading

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Christmas stocking full of pressies from Santa

As a follow up to last Thursday’s tippy, trippy Christmas tree, I decided today to doodle a Christmas stocking embroidered with its own Christmas tree and overflowing with gifts from Santa. Total distance for the ride was 45.2 kilometres (28.1 … Continue reading

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Kinda tippy, kinda trippy Christmas tree

Maybe it was the gale force winds howling out of the east for the duration of my ride, but this Christmas tree’s left-leaning, loosey-goosey posture gives it a decidedly Dr. Seussical feel. But it’s exactly as it was meant to … Continue reading

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Musclebound Thug catches some Christmas Spirit

Musclebound Thug prepares for his role as Santa Claus in the annual Thugs’ Christmas Pageant by stuffing a canvas sack with pressies Don’t be fooled by the stone-faced scowl and the brutish biceps. Come Christmas season, Musclebound Thug is a … Continue reading

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A ‘shroom with a view

A GPS doodle from October 14, 2015… Here’s a magical mid-afternoon doodle from mid-October…the height of the mushroom foraging season here on Vancouver Island. Pine mushrooms, golden chanterelles, gypsy mushrooms, Sweet Tooth mushrooms…all around the island, you’ll find edible fungi of all … Continue reading

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A post-show nod to TEDxVictoria: Impact

Two days ago, I enjoyed the honour of sharing my passion for cycling, creativity and GPS doodling at TEDxVictoria 5: Impact – a full day of inspiring presentations and unforgettable entertainment. As happy as I am that I can finally stop rehearsing … Continue reading

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Victoria’s GPS doodler on CTV News

Chandler Grieve, who interviewed me on Tuesday in the midst of my Remembrance Day doodle, put together a fantastic spot for CTV News Vancouver Island. It aired November 11 on CTV’s evening newscast. To see the story, click the image below and … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

This is my Remembrance Day GPS doodle – a tribute to soldiers and service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. I biked the route on November 10, and CTV News Vancouver Island – who met me mid-doodle to interview me for … Continue reading

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