In my next 100-things-to-do update I will be adding a new item... 'Explore 10 derelict buildings'.
Until Saturday I had no interest in doing this. Not because I didn't want to, but because the thought had never crossed my mind. I have never broke into a closed/derelict building, even when a couple of my friends had when I was younger. On Saturday, the location of the photoshoot was a derelict hotel. I found it really surreal and fascenating. It had different rooms like kitchens, ball rooms and skittle alleys, but completley deserted. It was like something out of a thriller. Something about an abandoned building is so weird.
I asked how he managed to find it, and he told me there is a website dedicated to derelict buildings. It is a forum, called 28 Days Later. It is seperated into categories such as industrial, hospital/asylum, theatres, underground and others.
Here are a few places that I thought looked fascinating: