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Broke Christmas – A Hanging Bandits’ Christmas song — The Hanging Bandits

It’s been a long time since I checked in here, I have a new job and it takes up an  inordinate amount of time. I mean to check in and post some new material toward the end of this year … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the road – Time – From Home to End 06

I never know the time here. I guess it’s about 6 or 7 pm on the ninth of July and I’ve been up basically all night. I slept for a while with my coat over me to block out the … Continue reading

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The north coast in a cloud – Durness, Laid and Tongue – From Home to End 05

The top of a mountain. Somewhere on the northern coast of Scotland. 1:53 am 9.7.14 We watched from the rise as a thick cloud approached us. It crept up the hill and along the road. A great white wave. We … Continue reading

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An art gallery in an abandoned school -From Home To End 03 – Lesmahagow

On the way back to the car we stopped by the abandoned school mentioned in my last post. It had lockers covered with tacked up pictures and stickers of Boyzone , stamp sized stickers of the Spice Girls, of 911. … Continue reading

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From Home to End – A Journey Around the Scottish Highlands – 01

This roadtrip was nearly four years ago now. We were all in our early twenties and it shows, in the style of writing and the style of travel. When I go through photographs of all these journeys, this is the … Continue reading

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Jaywick – The long walk back – 4

  In the final part of the Jaywick series we check out the much larger and more famous neighbouring seaside town of Clacton-on-Sea, one of the last traditional seaside destinations in the country. Clacton. Class and restaurants. Out of place … Continue reading

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Jaywick – Leaving this old town – 2

  In this instalment, we head into the surrounding marshland and salt flats to the west of Jaywick. Eating somewhere old. Exploring somewhere new. A journey begins. The Heart of Marshness. 8.6.2013 17:47 The Seafisher’s Hand is an old seaside … Continue reading

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Jaywick – a Fallen Seaside Town – 1

In this short series, I explore and investigate the unique English seaside town of Jaywick, famous for its poverty and negative appearances on Benefits by the Sea. It was named the most deprived area in England in 2015.  A morose, … Continue reading

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The Past, Present and Future of Journeys Through Pre-World War 3 Britain and a Thanks

I started this with a different vision to other travel blogs. Where most are interested in getting you decent deals, suggesting places to travel, giving general advice for travellers or people in certain areas, mine is really about the experience. … Continue reading

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15 – The Highlands ’13 – Reflections: Giant Mushrooms on the Dead Ground

A land before time? Designer forests. New romantics. Purpose and narrative. Giant Mushrooms on the Dead Ground.  After the Frusciante EP was over and the joint dead, we left the car—the impromptu curtain still flapping over the window—and headed for … Continue reading

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