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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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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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Great big seahorse

This huge Hippocampus, which I doodled nine days ago, isn’t so much a lesson in marine biology as it is a lesson in paying attention while you’re GPS-doodling. I’d actually set out to do my seahorse doodle a day earlier, but I … Continue reading

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GPS Doodling Shenanigans with Shaw TV

On March 3, I spent a sunshiny and fun-filled afternoon with Shaw TV‘s Lisa Pysmenny, who put together a fantastic four-minute segment that aired yesterday. Have a look: To commemorate the occasion, I doodled the words from the program’s logo … Continue reading

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A GPS Nod to a Worthy Adversary

As a long-time cyclist, I’ve had my fair share of run-ins and close-calls with critters both wild and domestic. I’ve had bees in my helmet and wasps in my jersey; I’ve been swooped by hawks and harassed by ravens; I’ve … Continue reading

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Watch for falling rocks

While it could be seen as a manifestation of my irrational fear of being pulverized by a meteorite, this GPS doodle is actually a demonstration of just how easy doodle-spotting can be. On my new blog page, “What do you see?”, I describe … Continue reading

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A uniquely corny unicorn

Today’s doodle, a rather serious-looking* unicorn, required 51.9 kilometres (32.2 miles) of cycling – 44.6 km (27.7 mi) for the head and mane (which followed roads, pathways and parking lots the entire way) and an additional 7.3 km (4.5 mi) … Continue reading

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