Books

An Exploration of St Peter’s, Cardross

LOCATION: The Firth of Clyde, Scotland This is an extract from Angus Farquhar’s photo essay in the new book St …

The North London Museum of Native American Culture: A Southeastern Rail Shaggy Dog Story

LOCATION: Southeastern Rail, London, Hastings WORDS: Ben Thompson The first time I saw Tex (and although at that point I …

The Fate of England’s ‘Infant Hercules’

A review of Stripped Tees: Endurance and Hope in the North East by Richard Milward and Natalie Hardwick [Influx Press, …

On the Trail of the Green Man: An interview with Nina Lyon

WORDS: Gary Budden I spoke to author Nina Lyon about her latest book Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green …

An Unreliable Guide to London

LOCATION: Erm…. WORDS: Gareth E Rees If you’re a regular reader of Unofficial Britain, you’ll know that I like to …

Between Place & Imagination

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees This is a transcript of my talk at the Walking Inside Out Symposium, an event in …

Common Ground: Rob Cowen on Edgeland Literature, Psychogeography & Nature Writing

WORDS: Gary Budden interviews Rob Cowen I recently spoke to Rob Cowen, author of the excellent Common Ground, about his …

Election Night in Aberystwyth with Niall Griffiths

LOCATION: West Wales WORDS: Gary Budden  ‘It’s hard to paraphrase; if I could paraphrase all this stuff then I wouldn’t have …

The Walker and the Landscape

WORDS: Tina Richardson The solitary walker situated within the landscape is not a modern phenomenon, even if the term psychogeography …

Memory, History and Time in 21st Century British Psychogeography

LOCATION: Britain WORDS: Tina Richardson In September 2015 Walking Inside Out: Contemporary British Psychogeography will be released by Rowman and …