Newtown Graffiti

When graffiti is art and not vandalism… wowza. These guys have some serious talent. Look at the size of this piece… it’s like one of those epic Renaissance murals (except modern theme):

Graffiti Mural

Graffiti Mural

Artists who can work with paint and with colour are truly gifted. I want to drive around the whole city and basically just catalogue all the graffiti pieces i love:

Graffiti Mural

Graffiti Mural

Are there any graffiti pieces around your city that you’d like to share? Would love to see what other overseas artists are coming out with…

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Marker Pen Anime

Has anyone else in Sydney seen this guy drawing? He camps outside the Town Hall station, or near-ish that anchor monument:

Anime Art

Anime Art

Every time i walk past there he is using marker pens to draw anime figures on a white board. He has the pic on his phone for reference and then just enlarges them as he draws.

Anime Art

Anime Art

It’s totally cool, unfortunately not permanent… I’ll talk to him next time i go past there to get his story. Who is your fave anime character?

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Pokemon Go

Yes i know I’m late to be blogging about this (sorry), but as a Pokemon Master it’s still my duty…

Is this a joke?

Is this a joke?

I joined the game late, well maybe like 3 weeks after it launched? I’m currently level 23, just short of 24, but i haven’t been playing for quite some time (mostly because I still don’t have Charizard so I’m pouting about it)…

Near my work - abundance!

Near my work – abundance!

It’s strange how before the game came out, i’d always think to myself, ”yea, those would be my six Pokemon, they’re my fave, they’re so cool…” but when you actually play the game, your top six are totally not of your choosing (unless you’re willing to work hard, or should i say walk far), but otherwise if you’re just average into the game, your top six will mostly be determined by luck (hatching eggs, being in the right location at the right time).

My strongest Pokemon

My strongest Pokemon

When the game first launched, we went to the Sydney Opera House on the one Saturday, and literally everyone was consumed by the game – it’s one of those iconic moments, when people are no longer flocking for a selfie at a landmark, but rather to catch something rare…

People dressing up at the Opera House

People dressing up at the Opera House

I did try several times to take the Opera House gym, but its literally impossible, so many people are challenging it, it ends up actually like glitching and kicking you out – too much traffic. I have taken over other less crowded gym locations temporarily.

My Lapras defending <3

My Lapras defending ❤

Is anyone else playing/was playing? I chose the yellow team because i liked the whole instinct/intuition story behind it, then later i learnt my friends all chose blue just because it’s their favourite colour, how annoying.

Oh you know, just walking on water hoping to find a Gyarados...

Oh you know, just walking on water hoping to find a Gyarados…

What team are you on? Who are your top Pokemon?

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Merchandise Monday #56

You shouldn’t be surprised at all to know my brother bought one of those realistic lightsabers…

Darth Vader's Lightsaber

Darth Vader’s Lightsaber

He got the Darth Vader one, i wanted the Luke Skywalker one – just so we could have a showdown or something cool.

Darth Vader's Lighsaber

Darth Vader’s Lighsaber

The lightsaber makes the authentic noises when you wield it, and when you hit someone with it (yea i was attacking my brother with it).

Darth Vader's Lighsaber

Darth Vader’s Lighsaber

Would your lightsaber choice be based on colour or on the character who would have used it?

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You found me…

Yes, I’ve been gone for 5 months, i didn’t mean to abandon you my Nerd Knights, but it was not in vain!!! I moved to a new country 5 months ago (now living in Sydney, Australia), and you’ll be proud to know that I’ve been doing my geek duty of catching Pokemon near the Opera House (among other things)…

Spider-Man

Spider-Man

I’ve hit up most the comic book and games shops already, and had my go at some arcade games, i was killing it with Terry Bogard!

Arcade killing

Arcade killing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My friend and i destroyed a dinosaur FPS too, high scores on a few things, and i won a plush Pikachu 😎

Winning smile...

Winning smile…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The geek culture and fandom following here is definitely way higher than it is in Africa, so it’s really awesome to finally find a like-minded community to roam with.

Batman

Batman

Yes yes, i touched it when they said i mustn’t… you would have done the same! Anyhow, you found me! And I promise i wont disappear again any time soon 🙂

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