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The Supermarket Car Park Fugue

On The London Ear show on Resonance FM, Unofficial Britain’s editor Gareth E. Rees reads from his new book Car …

Fat Balls & A Lost Wedding Ring at a Sheffield Retail Park

Author of Car Park Life, Gareth E. Rees, recounts the sorry tale of his trip to a retail park in Sheffield in which he encounters the Mad Hatter, fat balls, riverside poetry and loses his wedding ring.

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 …

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. …

An Unreliable Guide to London

LOCATION: Erm…. WORDS: Gareth E Rees If you’re a regular reader of Unofficial Britain, you’ll know that I like to …

The Monoliths of Cribbs Causeway Car Park, Bristol

LOCATION: Cribbs Causeway, Bristol WORDS: Gareth E. Rees This is an extract from my new book Car Park Life, out …

Landscape Punk to Supermarket Car Parks: Unofficial Britain Live in Stoke Newington

  Unofficial Britain was honoured to host an event at Influx Press’s day at The Stoke Newington Literary Festival, 6th …

The extraordinary thing I discovered in a Plymouth car park

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees LOCATION: Plymouth, Devon This is an early version of a chapter that appears my new book …

Airport Hiking in Aberdeen

LOCATION: Scotland WORDS: Aleks Scholz I’ve never been to Aberdeen’s airport before. I’ve seen all other public amenities of Aberdeen, …