[Note: The story that follows is, in part, about a boxing match. Now I don’t know how you feel about boxing. You may love it, or you may feel that it is the height of senseless brutality. I can see both viewpoints. But this article is not *only* about boxing so, however you feel, read […]Read more "The Greatest Fight In All The World / A Post About Meaning…"
I am writing this just after dawn from the passenger seat of a car headed east. And I’m writing to tell you that: Today is a Good Day. Because today I am releasing brand-new music. Why am I telling you this from the passenger seat of a moving vehicle? Well, that’s a story for another […]Read more "It’s Time For Something Good…"
You may be wondering ‘why the picture of a kitten?’ Well, that’s so bad guys can’t see me bleed. Ha! Wait. No. That’s wrong isn’t it? Fuck. Well hello there! How have you been? You may have noticed that I am blogging again. For 3 glorious (and very important) reasons that I’ll get into shortly. (This […]Read more "I’m Back. OMFG."
Inspiration is cheap. You can get inspiration for a buck fifty at the local bookstore. Talent is cheap too. The bones of countless talented-but-lazy souls are, as we speak, feeding the worms on the great dungheap of history. But you know what isn’t cheap? What isn’t easy? Do you know what’s worth it’s weight in […]Read more "I Never Do Interviews On My Blog, But…"
My name is James Radcliffe. I am an independent musician. And in one week’s time I’ll be taking all my music down from the internet. Forever. In some places fire is a vital part of the ecology. For new growth to flourish the old needs to burn. There are forests on this earth that, instead […]Read more "It Begins With Fire…"
“It cannot be when the root is neglected that what should spring from it will be well ordered.” – Bruce Lee The vast majority of the game of life is played internally. This can be perceived quite easily if one answers the following 2 questions: 1) Is it possible for someone to have all the […]Read more "First Principles"
This post is an experiment. In the past I’ve tended to stay away from things I’ve deemed too personal, preferring to share The Good in public and deal with The Hard in private. In this case, even tho I felt there may be value for others in the sharing of this experience I found myself […]Read more "How I Broke Myself and Where I Found Help (A Meditation on Injury and Recovery)"