Come one, come all! Welcome to Blind Owl Underground’s Urbex Town Square: Flickr Edition! This is a sister group to our Facebook group. This here group is meant to serve as a loving community of good folks who like to peek into places that they maybe shouldn’t be at. Or maybe it’s a group for folks who just have a love for photography. Or maybe it’s just a loving place for all of us to trade secrets and tell stories about our adventures. Heck, we could go all kinds of ways when it comes to art, couldn’t we? That being said, here is a little bit about BOU and what we do and how that’s relevant to this here group: Blind Owl Underground is the brainchild spawned and birthed from one half of the two-headed silent adventurer, Eli the Urbex Elephant (Est. 2003). Blind Owl Underground was formed in early 2008 in order to facilitate and nurture the insidious idea that everything is wonderful. Traveling alone or in pairs while sneaking about, BOU will stop at nothing to uncover glory. They lurk in the shadows and unravel themselves while laughing heartily. Blind-sided by curiosity, they read fictitious books and nurse hidden agendas. They perpetuate truth and knowledge inside the masses and illuminate the dark spots in the peripheral vision of society. With speed and slight, they overcome most finite challenges. They free the world while doing calculations in their minds. With tender, quiet voices they gesture each other onward. Camping for peace, love, coffee and pizza while simultaneously growing their own vegetables, BOU are a splendid unit never backing down in the face of danger or anxiety. Now then, keeping all those things relative in mind this here group should serve as a nice little meet up forum or a chat room for anyone who may have an interest in urban exploration, photography, art, sneaking around, or someone who just likes to share the love all around. We aren’t looking to compete with other groups, rather we’d like to offer one more nice little spot by the fireside to share some stories with each other and maybe hold hands. Roof hacking, draining, and all those sorts of things are darn sure welcome here in this little house. Let’s keep it clean and not too obscene. But, for heaven’s sake, feel free to contribute all your photos, videos, art and anything else you think might be relevant to the group. If we find it irrelevant or distasteful, we’ll go ahead and remove it and there’ll be no hard feelings at all. Just as soon as we finish dusting things off around here, we’re probably gonna start doing some write ups about places and artists or maybe even featuring different artists and places weekly, so tell all your buddies to come on by and show us something nice. You see, over here at BOU we kinda think we can all get some and we can also give some back at the same time. Now, let’s all shake hands, have some good old fashioned fun and see where this thing goes, shall we?
If y’all want, you could head on over to our official Facebook page and give us a “like”. We think you’d feel better about things in general if you did.