In Defense of Grimsby, the 'Worst Place in the UK to Be a Man'

Grimsby dock tower and fish dock. Photo by Rob Faulkner via

This article originally appeared on VICE UK.

Few train journeys provide a more revealing picture of England than the TransPennine Express. Depending on which direction you're traveling, the timetable can read like a ranking of either the country's nastiest shitholes, or the best locations for football league away days. Riding high on both of those lists is the route's penultimate destination, my hometown: Grimsby. This week,

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