SHERLOCK HOLMES IS ALIVE
“Imagine being a Sherlock fan in the show universe. You’ve been following John’s blog, stalking Sherlock a bit at crime scenes, try to be within earshot so you can hear him do his deductions. You’ve got cutouts from the papers. Then the news reach you. What do you do? Some would believe the papers, but not everyone would buy it. And they would do what they could to clear his name.” (earlfoolish.tumblr.com)
Why the blindfold: I wanted to show a representation of how John doesn’t want to believe in the false lies that everyone is telling him. He is the one that has believed in Sherlock this entire time, yet everyone wants to almost brush it away and think that Richard Brooks is real.