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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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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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Birthday cake for the birthday girl

  Today is another family birthday. Which means, of course, that today called for another birthday GPS doodle. Happy birthday wishes to my sister-in-law Jane! (Sorry about the lower left part of your cake, Jane. I got a little hungry … Continue reading

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Birthday balloon and best wishes for my M.I.L.

Ever since I embarked on my GPS doodling journey, my mother-in-law Rosemary has been one of my most enthusiastic fans and supporters. Today’s her birthday, and she deserves a gigantic birthday balloon and 33 kilometres (20.5 miles) of birthday wishes. Have a happy birthday, … Continue reading

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Wicked witch of the West Coast

Happy Hallowe’en! Dating back to February 12, 2015, “Wicked Witch of the West Coast” was one of my earliest GPS doodles…and she’s still among my favourites. Her portrait required 85.9 kilometres of cycling. Several parts of her profile – her brow, her nose … Continue reading

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He’s baaaack • another instalment in the “musclebound thug” series

Musclebound thug fulfils his lifelong dream and plucks a gator by the tail from the Salish Sea Doodling this dopey dude demanded 89.7 kilometres (55.7 miles) of cycling, with just shy of 900 metres (3,000 feet) of climbing. In case you … Continue reading

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Another birthday, another birthday doodle!

Today is Nicholas’s birthday. He’s 13. Another teenager in the house. God help us. See it on Strava * * Note: The GPS points will render correctly only if you are logged in at Strava.com

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Part 2 in the new “Musclebound thug” series • Happy Thanksgiving

Musclebound thug in a pilgrim hat wrangles himself an organic free-range turkey for Thanksgiving dinner I was so pleased with how my musclebound thug in a fedora riding a grizzly bear wearing a pork pie hat and standing in a snow … Continue reading

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Look who’s speaking at TEDxVictoria 5!

The lineup for TEDxVictoria 5 includes a quantum physicist. An Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation lawyer leading a charge against climate change. A social media dynamo who revolutionized the way VicPD interacts with the public. An Emmy Award winning visual effects artist. A grade 12 student … Continue reading

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