Astronaut, Spelunker, Deep Sea Diver*

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WORDS & FILM: Emma Bolland LOCATION: Somewhere in Staffordshire, possibly… This is a true and faithful transcript of the story of the cave-wood as related to me by B­––– in the autumn of 2015. Whilst she assured me that the

The Lost Pool of Dunbar

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    LOCATON: Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland WORDS: Gareth E Rees During a research trip to Scotland this Summer I stopped off at my friends’ house in Dunbar, a coastal town 25 miles east of Edinburgh. It’s famous as the

The Mary Celeste Project (The Scene of the Crash)

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LOCATION: Barnsley / South Yorkshire / West Riding WORDS and FILM: John Ledger The Mary Celeste Project (The Scene of the Crash) uses photographs of the former West Riding of Yorkshire area, layering sounds and thoughts of near pasts, lost futures

A Trilogy of Films About Hackney Marshes

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LOCATION: Hackney WORDS & FILMS: Josh Alexander & David Kelly-Mancaux (Erkembode) This trilogy documents the Lea Marshes and what ensues… Breathe Wizard Breathe is a swirl of marsh dwellers (leafy mummers, car parks, tree spirits, pylons, goalposts) but ultimately a singular, omnipresent, character. A

Druids Temple – Ilton, Yorkshire

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LOCATION: Yorkshire FILM: Tony Todd A short film tour of what appears to be an ancient monument but is, in fact, a folly built in 1820 by wealthy landowner Willian Danby. Check out the full story here. For further updates, you

Digbeth – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

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LOCATION: Birmingham FILM: Andy Howlett A film about typography and ghost signs on the streets of Digbeth… Digbeth – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes from Deadly Serious Productions on Vimeo. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Andy walks around Birmingham and The Black Country

A Weird Trip to Rye Harbour

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WORDS: Gareth E. Rees & Gary Budden FILM: S J Fowler, recorded at #Camaradfest October 25th 2014, Rich Mix arts centre, Shoreditch A live performance of Rye’s Valhalla, in which Rees and Budden become disorientated on the Sussex coast. &nbsp

The Wiccan Circle

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MUSIC: Concretism FILM: The Kill Shop WORDS: Gareth E. Rees Here’s some music from the ever-excellent Concretism. Chris Sharp’s world is  a sonic exploration of a rabies-blighted parallel past, frazzled by microwaves, where people in carefully-planned towns live in perpetual fear of

London on the Brink: The Demented DIY Films of Martin Fuller

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LOCATION: London, Newhaven, wherever this man takes his phone. WORDS: Gareth E. Rees Martin Fuller is a fisherman who also makes films about his meandering walks and bike rides through East London’s hinterlands – from the marshes and the Olympic

How We Used to Live

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LOCATION: London DOCUMENTARY: How We Used to Live [2013, Dir. Paul Kelly] WORDS: Gareth E. Rees “Whenever you go down the roads in Britain, you travel not in three dimensions but four. The fourth dimension is the past. And as