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Enormous orca breaches from Salish Sea

For recreational whale-watchers and serious marine researchers alike, the waters surrounding Victoria, BC, are a choice destination. From spring through fall, southern resident killer whales from three pods comprising approximately 80 whales are frequently seen in the protected waters of the Salish … Continue reading

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Another dragonfly

On July 3, I doodled a dragonfly chillin’ in the summertime heat. It was one of two dragonfly routes I’d designed. The other one – today’s GPS doodle – isn’t quite as elegant. Still, I felt it was worthy of riding … Continue reading

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Dragonfly chillin’ in the summertime heat

For the 65 or so kilometres (40 miles) I pedalled to sketch this lovely creature, the mercury hovered at around 29ºC (84ºF). (My Garmin says the temperature spiked to 39ºC but I think it’s exaggerating.) Way. Too. Hot. I’ve rotate the … Continue reading

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A pest. For a pest.

I give you your spirit animal, Alan Cassels. Early on in my Strava-doodling days, a fellow Tripleshotter goaded me into bike-writing a seemingly harsh message across Victoria, BC. “Alan Cassels,” it said (in an elegant Cannondale-crafted script), “you suck, Mr. … Continue reading

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