Photographs from a small group of islands
Aug 06 2018 6 Comments
8/6/2018 at 2:00 pm
Hmmm… lots more English there than usual. Is that Roppongi or somewhere outside Japan??
8/6/2018 at 8:15 pm
Nah, it’s Shinjuku. Don’t know why, but when it comes to graffiti, English is far more common than japanese.
8/6/2018 at 3:11 pm
I can’t decide if he’s an urban sunbather or a homeless guy…….
8/6/2018 at 8:19 pm
Good point. Wondered that myself after looking at the photo in more detail.
When I took it I didn’t think he was. His shorts and waistcoat are what got my attention. But now I’m not so sure.
8/6/2018 at 9:23 pm
An interesting character to photograph. I don’t think he is homeless. He is too well furbished and appointed. His clothes, his kit, even the mat he is lying on, look too fresh. Maybe saving a little whilst doing some temp work in the city. I imagine the cheaper capsule hotels might not be too well airconned.
You always provide a talking point or three.
BTW, loved the “dead Inside” post on your instagram account.
8/7/2018 at 1:53 am
Cheers. Yeah, there are certainly lots of possibilities. Perhaps the only thing that isn’t up for debate is the shortness of his short shorts!
Thanks. I was very pleased with that ‘dead inside’ find. To get to the underpass I had to climb a fence I wasn’t completely sure I’d be able to get back over, so it was especially nice to see that.
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