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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

WORDS & PHOTOS: Gareth E. Rees In the year leading up the (Not So) Great Pandemic, I was fortunate enough …

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 …

Fieldgate Street

WORDS: Bobby Seal IMAGES: David Hoffman [© David Hoffman] Introduction: When I was a student in London in the 1970s I lived …

The Journey of a Memorial Bench, from Woodland Walk to Basement Techno

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees MUSIC: Fireflies ft Gareth E. Rees In 2014 I went on a long walk through Brede …

Uncanny Waters: Life and Death by Coasts and Canals

LOCATION 1: London, The Social, 28th February – tickets here LOCATION 2: Hastings, Electric Palace Cinema, 2nd March 2018 – …

Psychogeography from Huddersfield to Hackney

The latest episode of Inside Culture on RTE Radio 1 features a report by Regan Hutchins from the 4th World Congress …

Welcome to the Molly House

WORDS: Alex Cochrane In the 18th century the secret world of the molly house was a place for gay men …

Lowriders, Joyriders, Cruisers & Doughnuteers – Car Park Life at Night

LOCATION: A supermarket car park near you, probably. WORDS: Gareth E. Rees In 2014, Plymouth’s Crownhill retail park hosts a nocturnal …