Jackson Radcliffe

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Jackson Radcliffe is a skinny guy and a yoga dude. His debut novel, The Yoga Sutras, is a philosophical comedy - dark on comedy but light on philosophy!

Jackson likes to read both fiction and non-fiction, often reading several books at once. He loves to read stories that dazzle him and show him things that he thought were impossible, and that is the kind of book he aspires to write.

Jackson is obsessed with ideas, beliefs and abstract nouns. He likes listening to music and worrying about his health and impending doom. He enjoys the visual arts and is equally at home with science and technology.

Jackson suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and some days doesn't manage to do very much.

Some people say that Jackson is not a real person, but a fic
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Two popular metaphors for life liken it to a journey, or a circle. Yet both are entirely unhelpful I find. For there is no circle of life, nor any destination.

Every life is a unique set of experiences, to be lived once and never repeated. When it is over, it’s over. Life is not a progression towards some final state or goal, or a path to an unknowable beyond. It is here. It is now.

Nobody truly... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2016 10:05 • 29 views • Tags: happiness, life, meaning-of-life, philosophy
Average rating: 3.88 · 32 ratings · 12 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Yoga Sutras

3.91 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Strange Thoughts, Random Mu...

3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2015
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Wolf Blood by Steve     Morris
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"Professor Wiseman and three of his students are hiding out in the mountains after his discovery of lycanthropy. No one believed him but he is having the last laugh now. We follow along as the werewolves attack, bite, and kill humans. Of course hum..." Read more of this review »
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"I absolutely loved this book! For so long Zombies have been dominating the apocalypse end of the world, that I loved this fresh take on it, and apart form the fact I love werewolf stories just added to it.
 
When a Professor discovers Lycanthropy an..." Read more of this review »
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"Think American Werewolf in London minus the American but redone with a 21st century twist!
There's no waiting for the action to start, from the beginning you're into the story line and it quickly escalates from there.
The story line starts with a S..." Read more of this review »
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I loved this book. To enjoy it, you need to like your humour dark and deadpan, and not mind its morbid and outrageously offensive themes and plot twists. The quality of the writing shines through the bleak humour, and while it's not exactly a feel-go ...more
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More of Jackson's books…
“The point of tantric sex was supposedly to harness sexual energy to awaken higher consciousness. It was just like yoga, but way more fun.”
Jackson Radcliffe, The Yoga Sutras

“Every child needs a father. Even if he turns out to be Darth Vader.”
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“He quite liked dentists’ waiting rooms. Waiting for dentists was good. Waiting for them was so much better than having them stick metal spikes in your mouth.”
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“I'm following a dream and as far as I know there are no rules in a dream....”
Danny Kemp

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

“Every moment is the opportunity of a lifetime.”
Jackson Radcliffe, The Yoga Sutras

“It’s remarkable that a device, which fits in your pocket, can hold thousands of books. But a room full of books is an entirely different kind of remarkable.”
Brandt Legg

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!”
Audrey Hepburn

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