The Death of a Fish in Hackney’s Abandoned Filter Beds

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LOCATION: London WORDS: Gareth E. Rees. In which I discover evidence of mythical battles in the abandoned Victorian filter beds by Hackney Marsh…. Extracted From Marshland: Dreams & Nightmares on the Edge of London (Influx Press, 2013). [“Layered London, black, funny, marshy,

Dieback

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Unofficial Britain is pleased to host new fiction, for those with time to spare for a longer read. Today, a short story by regular contributor Gary Budden… LOCATION: Blean Woods, Kent   Dieback Off the path, the forest sways and

The Tower

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LOCATION: Birmingham WORDS: Fife Psychogeography  Even though I was a complete stranger in this city, I knew where I was going. Or I could feel where I was being led. It’s only when it moves out of sync that you begin

Between Floors

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WORDS & PICTURES: Gareth E. Rees A short story, originally published in Wyrd Daze (more information here). There was a rat beneath the floorboards, I could tell by the gnawing. Gnrrrk. Krrrrrrrrk. Gnnnrk. Krrrrk. I don’t know what it was