Articles

desc here

Jesse Hector and The Hammersmith Gorillas

LOCATION: London DOCUMENTARY: A Message to the World [dir. Caroline Catz] WORDS: Gareth E. Rees This is a fine slice …

Lair of the Saurian: An exploration of Asda’s Jurassic Car Park

Location: ASDA, Silverhill, Hastings Words: Gareth E. Rees Superstores and their car parks are generally considered non-places, like budget hotel …

The Outer Church Goes Coastal

LOCATIONS: Southend-On-Sea, Ramsgate, Brighton WORDS: Gareth E. Rees I’m honoured to have been invited to read aloud some new pieces on …

Beowulf in Faversham? In search of a Kentish Grendel

LOCATION: Kent WORDS & PICTURES by GARY BUDDEN It’s a compelling thought.; the monster Grendel inhabiting the bleak marshlands of the …

Dead Cats, Cold Curry & a Broken Heart at The Stag

By Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Hastings It’s a wintry Wednesday night at The Stag, a Tudor pub in the old …

Scarecrow of Romney Marsh

[With thanks to Gary Budden @gary_budden]  Across Romney Marsh rides the ‘Scarecrow’, AKA The Reverend Doctor Christopher Syn, leader of Kentish …

Rectogeography: A Journey Up My Own Arse

By Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: The Human Body Times past, I’d go to the doctor with a health complaint. Stomach …

Life Among the Concrete: A Harbour Wall Dérive

LOCATION: Hastings Words: Gareth E. Rees The Stade is a shingle beach from where fishermen launch their boats. At low …

Memories in the Woodchip: The Day I Moved into a Haunted House

On the day we moved into a dilapidated Victorian town house in Hastings, my wife’s grandfather died. But death was …