Alleyways of Reading


If you’re unlucky enough to walk through Reading, you might notice the vast number of alleyways that exist between the town’s beautifully architectured buildings. Some contain thriving independent boutiques, others nothing more than refuse recepticles, rats, and the ever unwelcome scent of semi-dried urine. This photo journal is intended to give you a taste (if not a smell) of Reading’s underappreciated alleyways. Smelly Alley not included, as it’s far too obvious.

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Reflections of Reading


As well as being the largest town in England, Reading is famous for being home to such notable celebrities as:

  • Irritating children’s TV presenter, Justin Fletcher
  • Nasty Nick actor, John Altman
  • Game show host and drink-driver, Chris Tarrant
  • TV presenter and antichrist, Jeremy Kyle

This photo essay shows the buildings of the town distorted by the surface of its waterways.

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Stripped-back blues-rock needs nothing more than two guitars and a microphone. Hollister started out as a couple of school friends learning guitar together and playing covers of classic rock songs. Dire Straits, Eric Clapton, Lynard Skynard, you get the idea. I stuck strictly to rhythm, Jfre played lead guitar as if drunk on the tears of Mark Knopfler.

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