London’s Marshland: An Electronic Exploration by Andrew Weatherall

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MUSIC: Andrew Weatherall. This atmospheric mix by Andrew Weatherall first appeared on the Rotters Golf Club website. It was inspired by the book ‘Marshland: Dreams & Nightmares on the Edge of London‘ by Gareth E. Rees (Influx Press, 2013). “Cocker

An Unreliable Guide to London

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LOCATION: Erm…. WORDS: Gareth E Rees If you’re a regular reader of Unofficial Britain, you’ll know that I like to walk around chain store car parks, writing things down. It’s something of an obsession. On this website I’ve described my

The Citadel: A Visit to the Detention Centre on Dover’s Western Heights

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LOCATION: Dover WORDS: Kit Caless This week I visited my mum in the idyllic village of Barham, Kent, home to celebrated racist David Starkey. She was there long before the historian though, and is a popular, active member of the

Connecting Nothing with Something

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  Influx Press   Connecting Nothing with Something explores the conflicted and shifting landscape of the south east English coast. This anthology looks at art led regeneration, hidden history, the ghosts of youth culture, white cliffs, empty holidays and kisses under

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