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History rarely rests forever: a ramble with Iain Sinclair in Abney Park Cemetery

First published in the Hackney Gazette on 24 August, 2006.  WHILE Iain Sinclair points out the imposing Egyptian pillars outside the cemetery, which represent the gates of paradise, something remarkable happens. A white hearse rumbles by, up Stamford Hill, followed … Continue reading

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Madlands: attempts to (re-)enact JG Ballard’s novel Concrete Island I lie down in the overtaking lane of the A14, Westbound between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket. Immediately, distant and approaching traffic rasps. I stand, and glide to the embankment. A … Continue reading

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