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Time For Your Hobby

Jul 2019

Ep.44 The Forgotten Beauties (Connor - Urbexer)

July 7, 2019

(Connor - Urbexer)

On this episode I had the honour to have Connor as my guest. He shared with me his interest in urbexing as his hobby.

Connor mentioned that https://www.28dayslater.co.uk/ is a great website to checkout if you are interested in learning about UK Urban Exploring.

If you want to learn more about Connor and his adventures, you can check out his instagram at https://www.instagram.com/imconnorrider/ (@imconnorrider).

If you like this episode and think it can be helpful to someone you are more than welcome to share it. Furthermore if you want to listen to short previews of upcoming and old episodes you can check out my Instagram page @timeforyourhobby (https://www.instagram.com/timeforyourhobby/?hl=en ). I also share tips and tricks I've learned so far from all my guest.

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Thank you,

Time Stamp:
00:28 - Intro
01:03 - Who is Connor?
01:27 - What is an Urbexer?
02:04 - How did you get introduced to urbexing?
03:21 - What kind of sounds are common to find in these kind of places?
04:04 - Have you encountered any creatures in these buildings?
04:53 - How do you determine the next place you want to visit?
05:49 - Talking about the urbexing community.
06:13 - Talking about respecting the condition of the areas explored.
06:50 - What kind of equipment do you usually bring with you?
07:37 - Do you prefer urbexing alone or with company?
08:00 - Do you all look for the same thing or different things when urbexing?
08:37 - How many places have you visited for urbexing?
09:49 - Did you find any dynamite?
10:18 - What are some safety concerns when it comes to urbexing?
11:22 - Do you prefer visiting places at night or during the day?
11:50 - What was the creepiest place you ever visited?
14:38 - Do you prefer visiting restricted or public areas?
15:25 - What is the most interesting place you visited?
18:09 - Do you ever expect to find anything interesting?
18:59 - Have you ever encountered another urbexer while urbexing?
19:28 - Who is the youngest and oldest urbexer you’ve ever met?
20:30 - Would you want to keep doing this until you are older?
20:38 - Would you like to do it only in Scotland or is there any other country you want to try it in?
21:30 - Do you ever bring back a little rock or something else to remember the location you visited?
22:09 - What would you say is the best part about urbexing?
22:41 - Would you consider yourself the modern day Indian Jones?
23:04 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started urbexing?
23:30 - What are your current challenges?
24:08 - How long does an urbexing session last for you?
24:33 - Have you ever slept in one of these buildings?
25:12 - Do you have any pet peeves about urbexers and the community?
25:43 - Has urbexing ever helped you relax when you are feeling stressed?
26:24 - Has urbexing ever stressed you out?
27:10 - What are some misconceptions about people who are urbexers?
27:50 - What has urbexing taught you in life?
29:17 - How popular is urbexing in your area?
30:04 - Do you want to present you hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
31:13 - Do you have any word of advice for anybody who might be interested in urbexing?
32:14 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
33:10 - Do you have any questions for me about urbexing?
36:57 - Outro