This post is a little different to the usual. It is a cross-post of my most recent newsletter. This is the only time that I’ll be putting one of these up on the blog – I just wanted to give everyone a chance to see what kind of thing I send out to the mailing […]Read more "The Most Important Book I’ve Ever Read + Other Strange Tales…"
It is one of the joys of my life that: people who connect with my music and art sometimes make things inspired by them and send them to me. These things come in all shapes and sizes. Paintings, novellas, choreographed dance works, jewellery, poetry, video, trippy audio files… you name it. I find them all […]Read more "Inspiration Breeds…"
This post turned out to be mostly about: following a red thread curving into darkness. There are rivers, there is fire; there is a tiger licking a baby, and a tightrope walker. All these things are true. But right now, the most important thing you need to know is…Read more "The River was Rising and The Rain Fell Down…"
This post is the very first in a series entitled: ‘Notes From The Studio’ which will chronicle the process of creating my next piece of work. Secrets will be shared, questions will be answered, and things will be revealed; all of which will culminate in the Release of the next Finished Thing. I’m doing quite […]Read more "Notes From The Studio [#1]"
Long past the grim-dark of midnight, in a loud and crowded bar somewhere in the red-brick old town of Edinburgh, I found myself talking with a friend who was well and truly down in her cups due to a recently ‘celebrated’ birthday. As the conversation unfolded, she repeatedly invited me to commiserate with her on the […]Read more "The 5 Reasons I get Happier as I get Older…"
Today #LoveWins — James Radcliffe (@JamesRadcliffe) June 27, 2015Read more "Tomorrow, we move forward. But…"
[ Paean noun: a song of praise or triumph. ] I write for all kinds of reasons. One of the big ones is: Writing about something lets me know how I feel about it; and why. A few weeks ago I took a one thousand mile road-trip around the far north coastline of the Highlands. […]Read more "Paean To The Mountains"