Landscape Laments & Incantations

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WORDS & IMAGES: Eijls  Eijls is the author of a steadily growing body of works that recall “the lost, forgotten, abandoned and mythic” landscapes of Britain. His work encompasses experimental texts, photography and found fragments.  These are sometimes accompanied by

Streatham Common Boundary Ditch

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LOCATION: London WORDS: Ben Austwick  Streatham Common Boundary Ditch   Rivers of the southern Thames basin, the Wandle and the Graveney The Effra and the Ravensbourne, running through the Great North Wood Between the hills of Streatham, Sydenham and Honor Oak

The Sea, a Collaboration Between Gareth E. Rees and Dead Gull

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LOCATION: The Sea WORDS: Gareth E. Rees MUSIC: Martin Fuller AKA Dead Gull Below is a poem I performed in a series of coastal gigs for The Outer Church in summer 2014, now put to music by fisherman, film maker and

Loose-Boned Blues: Claremont Road E11

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LOCATION: London WORDS: Paul Hawkins I spent three years occupying properties and protesting in the (in)famous squatted community of Claremont Road in Leyton; the final bastion of resistance to the building of the M11 Link Road. Dorothy (Dolly) Watson, was

The Drinker’s London & the Poems of Salena Godden

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WORDS: Gareth E. Rees In 2001 I became a weekend DJ in Filthy McNasty’s, a pub in Islington, sadly no longer with us. I was paid in beer to put one song on after another, while the pub ebbed and

London Murder Poems

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WARNING – contains explicit, violent imagery. Not for the squeamish or the easily offended. LOCATION: London WORDS & PICTURES: Martin Hayes   Ten-past Six, Already Dark Mossy skulls line the Effra in my red imaginings of you. I will cut this

Life in Transit

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By Sam Berkson Influx Press Life in Transit is a poetry collection from Sam Berkson that explores the experience of public transport in neoliberal Britain. Whether it’s protesting the third runway at Heathrow, questioning Tannoy announcements in railway stations or celebrating