March 20, 2011
Recent events which I hardly need to link to have been bringing my mind away from other projects and back to a trip/documentary I hope to make late this year or early next.
The nut is that I’d visit Chernobyl, Pripyat and other ruins of the USSR that contain elements of super science and the post-apocalyptic, trying to make sense of a lifelong obsession which undoubtedly comes from some of my earliest memories being of toboganning on a hill beside the Primer Minister’s bomb shelter, knowing full well that if the cold war turned hot then the unlucky bunker guard who had to stay topside would have orders to shoot me and any other townspeople trying to get inside…

Recent events which I hardly need to link to have been bringing my mind away from other projects and back to a trip/documentary I hope to make late this year or early next.

The nut is that I’d visit Chernobyl, Pripyat and otherĀ ruins of the USSR that contain elements of super science and theĀ post-apocalyptic, trying to make sense of a lifelong obsession which undoubtedly comes from some of my earliest memories being of toboganning on a hill beside the Primer Minister’s bomb shelter, knowing full well that if the cold war turned hot then the unlucky bunker guard who had to stay topside would have orders to shoot me and any other townspeople trying to get inside…

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