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.
Fat Balls & A Lost Wedding Ring at a Sheffield Retail Park
Author of Car Park Life, Gareth E. Rees, recounts the sorry tale of his trip to a retail park in Sheffield in which he encounters the Mad Hatter, fat balls, riverside poetry and loses his wedding ring.
Absurdities and Synchronicities: A Postman’s View of the Everyday
WORDS: Gareth E. Rees reviewing Round About Town, by Kevin Boniface, Uniformbooks 2018 LOCATION: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire IMAGES: Kevin Boniface from Round …
WORDS: Bobby Seal IMAGES: David Hoffman [© David Hoffman] Introduction: When I was a student in London in the 1970s I lived …