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Lost British Landscapes

LOCATION: The Submerged Coastline of the UK WORDS: B G Nichols In September 1931 the trawler Colinda set sail from …

Brexit, Landslip, Divorce & a Very Sussex Apocalypse

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex The Stone Tide: Adventures at the End of the World is an …

The Militarised Countryside: A Journey to Imber, Salisbury Plain’s Ghost Village

LOCATION: Wiltshire WORDS: Gareth E. Rees It’s a long road to Little Imber, Salisbury plain’s ghost village. The MOD have …

An Exploration of St Peter’s, Cardross

LOCATION: The Firth of Clyde, Scotland This is an extract from Angus Farquhar’s photo essay in the new book St …

Magic & Mystery in the Mundane – An Exploration of Uncanny Places

WORDS & PICTURES: Gareth E. Rees This is an edited Transcript of the talk I gave at the Hastings Storytelling …

Uncanny Landscapes: From Pylon Love & Mad Benches to Car Park Epiphanies

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees EVENT: Uncanny Landscapes at The Hastings Storytelling Festival, November 9th, 7pm, Havelock Road, Hastings (FREE) I’ve been …

The North London Museum of Native American Culture: A Southeastern Rail Shaggy Dog Story

LOCATION: Southeastern Rail, London, Hastings WORDS: Ben Thompson The first time I saw Tex (and although at that point I …

The Fate of England’s ‘Infant Hercules’

A review of Stripped Tees: Endurance and Hope in the North East by Richard Milward and Natalie Hardwick [Influx Press, …

Outer Space Travel In Manchester’s Makro

LOCATION: Manchester WORDS: Gareth E. Rees I only remember Makro because of its car park, the space outside the place. …

Pier Pressure: Matchbook etiquette and Dizzee Rascal’s Birthday Cake

LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex WORDS: Ben Thompson Piers are by definition irrational structures – temporary institutions, neither sea, nor land, …