There are books I read that sing in my heart. Books I return to again and again; that I carry with me; that carry me. Books that end their lives: beaten up, torn down, weather-worn, frayed, ripped and destroyed; pages flaking out, corners turned up, covers worn away and binding undone; each leaf a mash […]Read more "The Greatest Advice Ever Written…"
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…"
[ 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"
This post contains Many Things. It contains the reasons my website went from having zero to 10’000+ followers in the span of two years. It contains some of the key lessons that I have learned during the time I have been blogging. And it contains exciting news. But, most of all… This post is the […]Read more "Thankyou… 10’000x"
I am aware that the title of this piece makes a Bold Claim. Fear not, it shall deliver. Whatever you are talking about, whether it be: creating a piece of art, building a global community, mastering a disparate skill, learning a language, cultivating a loving relationship, raising a child, healing one of the world’s ills, or […]Read more "How to do… ANYTHING"
This post is raw. There is no fluff, no filler, nothing extraneous. This post is as near a piece of my own heart as I can make it. Something plucked tender and fragile from my chest and placed, still beating, on the altar. I offer it up to you…Read more "Manifesto:"
When you are willing to harm, or kill another human being because of a thought or belief, it is time to reexamine your thoughts and beliefs. — James Radcliffe (@JamesRadcliffe) January 7, 2015Read more "Statement:"