Stories

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 …

The Drinker’s London & the Poems of Salena Godden

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees In 2001 I became a weekend DJ in Filthy McNasty’s, a pub in Islington, sadly no …

London Murder Poems

WARNING – contains explicit, violent imagery. Not for the squeamish or the easily offended. LOCATION: London WORDS & PICTURES: Martin Hayes …

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 …

Between Floors

WORDS & PICTURES: Gareth E. Rees A short story, originally published in Wyrd Daze (more information here). There was a …