Can a city make you sad and die young? Can a city destroy itself? How Glasgow’s unique mysterious curse was born from a city nearly lost.
Kolkata has been called a city of furious energy, the city of joy, a dying city. It is teeming, intense, broken and modern, old British empire and a stronghold of Bengali pride and culture. It’s crumbling and developing, wealthy and poor. It’s digested a tragic history but has a unique soul where it’s almost obligatory…
Finding ghosts and spirits at a Victorian séance in one of Britian’s oldest music halls.
It’s outdated, sprawling, industrial and CO2 spewing. Yet there’s also a strange beauty to be found walking by the Grangemouth Refinery.
Nightwalking’s early subversive reputation, a night stroll down Junkfood Junction and meeting the future King of Scotland.
In the 18th century the secret world of the molly house was a place for gay men to socialise, cross-dress and role-play. But it was also a place of danger and treachery.
Urban exploration: wandering the remains of an abandoned industrial estate in search of graffiti art.
Studies prove that nature has a beneficial effect on our happiness. So here’s how £40 spent a year ago continually restored my spirits throughout troubled times.
Urban exploration by bike: in Glasgow exploring abandoned pubs and the urban remains of a forgotten world of the Forth & Clyde Canal.
Poetry duels, pagan beer rituals and playing with storms – the unique folklore legend of the Blue Men of the Minch, with a sideways look at their urban gangster cousins.