Hello! Rife Magazine ceased publishing new work in July 2022.

We've kept the magazine online as an archive and hope you'll still continue to enjoy all of its contributions from the last 8 years.

The Rife Team

James Bodington

James followed the tracks from green country which lead him to the city. He was sick of the sight of the stars at night and was in seek of something less pretty. Now he works in a cafe-bakery, with no degree, instead with a dream: to write long-form. The New Yorker gave him the bug.

Why are young people drawn to circus in 2019?

James takes a trip to Circomedia to find out why young people still want to perform circus skills - but...