Welcome! Below are a small selection of the best articles, interviews and reviews on this site.

I’ve also published several ebooks and video/audio recordings including The Career Masterplan for Mad Geniuses, The Ditch The Day Job Diaries and the Mountain Shores Podcast. You can find them at the Multi-Media Resources Page.

You can also find out more about this site and my story by visiting the About Page, and reading the Clear-Minded Creative Code of Honour.


Lessons Learnt from the Last 3 Years of Blogging

8 Habits That Will Help You Refresh Your Mindset

Life is Like a Sliding Puzzle

What I Think About When I Read About Running

Adventures in Self-Publishing

Claiming New Ground

Choose Your Story Wisely

Why Embracing Technology is Essential to Creative Success

Can You Be Creative and Work Full-Time?

Is Your Scepticism Holding You Back?

3 Simple Questions that are Difficult to Answer

My Morning Routine FAIL


It’s a No-Brainer: Headspace is the Easiest Way to Start Meditating

Are You Flying Too Low? Review of The Icarus Deception by Seth Godin

The $100 Start Up by Chris Guillebeau

Escape From Cubicle Nation by Pamela Slim

The Renaissance Soul (read this if you can’t choose between your creative passions)

Career Renegade by Jonathan Fields

Ignore Everybody/How to Be Creative by Hugh MacLeod

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People


Tech Tips and Tiny Houses with Ethan Waldman

Steve Errey on Creating Extraordinary Change & Coping with Illness

Mindful in May Founder Elise Bialylew

‘Let’s Get Physical’ – Personal Trainer and Author Tracy Griffen

The Firework Factory – Mark Buckland of Cargo Publishing

Riding the Train of Awesome – Nathan Agin on Living to Your Full Potential

“Blow Your Comfort Zone to Smithereens” – Mars Dorian, Marketing Artist

Mastering Google Plus and the Power of a “Prolific Online Presence” – Alex Mathers (Red Lemon Club)

“Travelling & Hollering”: Musician & Artist Dan Willson aka Withered Hand

Writer, Photographer and Dilettante Fabian Kruse (The Friendly Anarchist)

Artist, Blogger and Tea Drinker Michael Nobbs

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