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Crocodile Rock T-Shirts by TET Available from Amazon

Last October I entered my Crocodile Rock, cartoon character into a design a sock competition. The design wasn't victorious however, undeterred, the design is back as my very first printed T-Shirts on Amazon.

Unlike other print on demand sites Amazon's service, known as Merch by Amazon, is a much more selective service when it comes to who can be a seller.

Neck Problems - It Only Hurts When I Don't Move

I've been struggling the past few weeks with a neck injury that's a real pain in the.... neck?

What's more I'm not even sure it's a real neck injury since I got it by not doing anything... almost literally.

To top that off my Doctor actually said these words to me toward the end of my consultation about the problem, "You're a mystery?"

Despite that, my neck started to feel better after seeing him, even though he gave me nothing but advice for a few neck exercises (after checking various glands in my neck and checking my blood pressure).

West Beach Skatepark, Adelaide, South Australia

West Beach Skatepark, Adelaide, South Australia, is one of my favorite skateparks, even though I can barely skate anything in it well. Most of the park is way above my ability.

Located not far from the end of the runway at Adelaide Airport it can be a bit disconcerting seeing how low the planes get as they come in to land. From certain vantage points you'd swear they're about to crash into the park instead of fly over to the runway.

The park is nearly an hour's drive from my house in Gawler so the only time I get to visit is if I'm dropping my partner off at the airport (which is a rare occurrence).

This particular day was a hot 41 degrees celsius. I didn't think I'd skate but the heat guaranteed the park to be virtually empty (except for one other skater who lasted about as long as I did before giving it away). Below is a video with some highlights from my, about an hour long, session.



As you can see, my ability is limited to just keeping myself moving on bot…

TV/DVD Review: Invasion - CW Crossover; Arrow, Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow (with Supergirl) - (2016-2017)

It may seem odd to be reviewing a three episode crossover event from 2016 in 2018 but I only recently happened across this DVD release of just the relevant episode from each of the CW DC series, Arrow, Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow for their crossover event Invasion. As well they also bring Supergirl into the mix even though her series doesn't have a crossover episode.

The reason I wanted to review it now is that this crossover parallels what I feel Zack Snyder was trying to achieve in his films, Man of Steel, Batman v Superman, and Justice League before his vision was derailed by WB execs and public opinion.

TET Art: Three Wise Color Monkeys - Finished Art (Part 6)

Last post my painting, Three Wise Color Monkeys, was almost complete. This post I'm pleased to say I finished it.

The final stage, if you want to define it as a separate stage, was deciding if any of the final details needed to be completed in black to help draw your eye to them. In this case I filled in each monkey's pupils and nostrils in black - and nothing else.

Follow that by painting in any final white highlights - which help to define smaller details and generally help make the characters 'pop' a little more out of the background.

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