The Incident of the Blindfolded Hypnotist and the Ilford Car Crash
Dan Carney tells the little-known tale of a very unusual car crash in 1977
The Sperm Whale and the Volvo 245
WORDS & PICTURES: Peter Riley – this is an extract from his book, Strandings (Profile Books, 2022) When I was …
In Memoriam Ian Rawes: A Tribute to The London Sound Surveyor
Ben Thompson remembers the work of a major figure in UK field recording
Humming Towers: The Allure of Electricity Pylons
The latest issue of Ernest Journal features an edited extract from Unofficial Britain, with evocative illustrations by Johan Keslassy
Gareth E. Rees explores the clandestine urban messaging system on British streets
Unearthing Sacred Narratives: Bede’s Walk
Mark Adams shares his photographs of Bede’s Way, an ancient pilgrim’s trail in the northeast of England
Ghostspaces Where the Bombs Once Fell
To celebrate Halloween, Deeana Violet tells the tale of the ghosts which filled the spaces created by Blitz devastation in Sheffield
Under Sheffield: A Subterranean Mystery
Deeana Voilet goes deep into a folkloric subterranean world beneath the city of Sheffield which is more real than you might at first imagine.
The Business Park in the Marsh: Post-Brexit Wanders in Grimsby’s Europarc
Gareth E. Rees meets artist Marc Renshaw for a walk through the a business park in the edgelands of Grimsby, in which they are haunted by the spectre of potential economic disasters to come.
Bare Knuckles, White Ladies and Martyred Rebels: The Mythic Townscape of Merthyr Tydfil
Gareth E. Rees finds the ghosts of lost industry haunting the streets in a Welsh town.