I’ve been very restricted with my Privvi work due to lockdown and Monday’s news means I need to forge ahead quickly. My first task is to run a Facebook promotional series using the lovely images from San Francisco, Tokyo and Sydney. The box I sent to Prague still hasn’t arrived and I may need to send it again.
I’ve decided to go into London this weekend to take a photograph of Privvi on the Southbank. I can get a train straight to Blackfriars and walk along the river – it’s then a question of what I photograph. There’s Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye, for starters. I’ll just see what works best.
I’m strangely nervous about my trip (although I lived in London for about ten years). My imagination’s been getting the better of me and a vision of London as a post-apocalyptic wasteland keeps popping into my head – a bit like the Zombie film ’28 Days Later’. I can remember seeing images of London from last March with barely a soul in sight. It was very eerie.
I’m sure it won’t be that quiet and if it wasn’t for work, I wouldn’t go. I’ll be super-careful plus I’ll be outdoors (apart from the train) so it should be reasonably safe. Feels like I’m going on a mission.