The Journal

Haus Nostromo Playlist I: Flora
Welcome to the first installment of a new series of articles in which we celebrate the common threads that weave through our store and community using the shimmering light of music as our guide. We are both ardent music lovers...
Gritstone; Sentinels of the Moors
Jonathan Hyde explores the ancient rock formations of the Peak District and how we are humbled by the stones that will outlive us all.   Crow Stones - Jonathan Hyde Legs weary from hours trudging over and around the labyrinthine...
The Weeping Willow; Woe and the Roots of Resilience
“Slow wind sighed through the willow leaves, The ripple made a moan, The world drooped murmuring like a thing that grieves; And then I felt alone.”  - Christina Rosetti, 'In the Willow Shade' The willow tree, beguiling and forlorn, has...
Through The Lens; Dissecting the Visuals of Vaagner
We at The Haus have longtime been fans of the black and white photography and experimental curation of record label, Vaagner. As we proudly unveil our 'Fallen Angels' collaboration, we discuss his work, past, present and future. - - - Rachel: First...
Worshipping the destroyer; our fascination with the flame
  Fire, the most dramatic of the four elements and arguably the most sublime affects as all. As they rage through our forests and edge ever closer to our homes, due to the undeniable truth of a warming world, we are learning...
I. The Heide In Splendour
Forayer is a collaborative series between Thomas Fisher and Kiyoshi Stelzner. Real and imagined journeys with words woven through visions in ink and colour.
In defence of the night; Finding solace in the darkness
Throughout human history and across cultures, darkness carries with it negative connotations. Fear, evil, and death all seem to leap from every long shadow, to stalk every deep cave. We turn from the dark and towards the light. Fear of...
Witch Ritual: Jan Schwarzkamp Keeps The Fire Burning
We are psyched to welcome, guest and friend, Jan Schwarzkamp to the pages of the Haus Nostromo Journal. We have collaborated together on our 'Witch Ritual' DJ nights for a few years now and in the absence of a physical...
Ouroboros; In every end there is a new beginning
Rachel Davies explores the concept of the snake that eats itself, musings on time and the line between hope and terror.  "It had no need of eyes, for there was nothing outside it to be seen; nor of ears, for...