The Monoliths of Cribbs Causeway Car Park, Bristol

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LOCATION: Cribbs Causeway, Bristol WORDS: Gareth E. Rees “Experience the joy of 7,000 free parking spaces.” There’s something evangelical about this declaration on the Cribbs Causeway mall website. The joy of parking spaces. You know what they mean, too. Oh,

Concrete Dreams: the Bristol that Never Was

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LOCATION: Bristol WORDS: Adam Smith There exists an alternate version of Britain, one which I am totally fascinated by. In this alternate Britain the national mood never shifted away from the scientific primacy and modernistic optimism of Tony Benn –

Marshland at Spike Island

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LOCATION: Bristol (via Hackney) WORDS: Gareth E. Rees On November 27th, I’m going to be at Spike Island in Bristol, talking about my book Marshland, a trip through the marshes of East London, where I encounter a lost world of Victorian filter