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

Richard Peake

Hello! I’m Richard Peake. I’m a writer who lives in Bristol, United Kingdom. I contribute to online magazines and run my personal blog. I’m studying a bachelor’s degree in Journalism at The University of the West of England (UWE) and I’m the News Editor of the WesternEye newspaper and website.

Why Drag Queens Need Big Cities

Richard Peake explores why many young queer people in the UK are ditching their humble, small towns in search for...

On Happiness

Richard Peake explores putting your happiness into your own hands, by meeting passionate artist Lucy Duggan in her project to...