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Let’s look at the Big Picture of local food.

May 18th, 2015 · 2 Comments

According to a study by the Conference Board of Canada, consumers are starting to demand more local choices on their plates. Maybe that’s part of the reason chef Randy Jones’ Mile One Eating House, in Pemberton BC, has taken off. From local grass-fed beef burgers to Pemberton potato fries on the side, the Mile One […]

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Tags: Art · Unicycle Case Studies

This year for Christmas I want EVERYTHING to be made from LEGO®.*

December 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Well it has been a pretty well-assembled year here at Green Briefs and Unicycle Creative. To celebrate, I made this fun little card with my family, showing how all the pieces of 2014 clicked together (more or less) to create a pretty awesome set. Many best wishes and gratitude to all my readers, clients and […]

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Tags: Art · Printing · Production · Sustainable Lifestyle · Unicycle Case Studies

OPEC Low Low Prices Just Another Global Squeeze Play Coming to Town

December 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments


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Tags: Art · Environment · Green Politics

Muzzling scientists has been tried before, but it never works for long.

September 4th, 2014 · No Comments

It was the early 1600’s. The Catholic Church, ie, government of the day, was opposed to the radical new idea that the earth was NOT the center of the Universe.  The Copernican view, that the Earth revolves around the sun, was considered heresy. The infamous radical astronomer Galileo (himself a Catholic) was tried by the […]

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Tags: Art · Green Points of View · Green Politics · Sustainable Lifestyle

BC’s Mining Industry Running With Its Tailings Between Its Legs

August 6th, 2014 · No Comments

The Mount Polley Mine Environmental Disaster, as it’s soon and forevermore likely to be known, has thrown into sharp focus the incredible liability the mining industry faces whenever they decide to store a toxic swamp full of lead, cadmium, arsenic and whatever other delightful chemical combinations these elements can create. (Which is pretty much every […]

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Tags: Art · Environment · Green Creative · Green Points of View · Green Politics

Telling a sustainability story with a warmer image.

February 11th, 2014 · No Comments

We recently completed some blog updates for the London Drugs What’s the Green Deal? program, to help recognize some recent achievements and help customers feel the sustainable love. In the past, we have concentrated on longer-form articles for the blog. These perform well, both from an SEO perspective, and for creating a searchable online […]

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Tags: Art · Green Creative · Unicycle Case Studies

One cartoonist’s journey up the Sea to Sky Highway…

October 21st, 2013 · No Comments

As the voting for the Prior Ski Topsheet Art Contest winds down in Whistler, I humbly present my entry in its entirety. In pen, ink and pixels, my journey from Vancouver to my art studio at Lillooet Lake and beyond – a trip I have been making for over 15 years. Here’s a little list […]

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Tags: Art · Events · Green Creative · Published Articles · Unicycle Case Studies

Digital meets ink. Drawing the complex texture of Gastown.

July 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

  In 2011 I worked on the branding and launch of an innovative condo home development in Vancouver’s Gastown area, on the edge of the Downtown Eastside. Part of that assignment involved sketching some of the sights and scenes of the neighbourhood, in as genuine a way as possible. Rediscovering the scans of these images […]

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Tags: Art · Green Creative · Green Politics · Unicycle Case Studies

Waste not! Draw paperless!

July 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments

When my friend and colleague Jacqueline Ottman asked me to create some brand imagery for her blog,, it seemed like the perfect job for my favourite iPad drawing application. Paper by FiftyThree, is an elegant, easy-to-use app that turns the iPad into a digital Moleskine notebook. I created a series of drawings on the […]

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Tags: Art · Environment · Unicycle Case Studies

Zen Cartooning. The art of emptying my own thought bubble.

May 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Most Wednesdays I go see my fried Trevor Simpson to have a coffee, meditate and ponder my own existence. Trevor is a Life Coach, with whom I have been working for almost five years now, looking at where I’m going, what is holding me back, what I need to let go of. In a symbiotic […]

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Tags: Art · Strategic Alliances · Unicycle Case Studies