Michael has been involved in a number of Buddhist organizations, over the years, organizing programmes and events, editing newsletters and sitting on a number of committees.
He is a Trustee of the Buddhist Hospice Trust, a Committee Member of the Lifestyle Movement ( dedicated to simple, green living ) and a Member of the Gandhi Foundation.
A few years ago he spent two years living in community, in a Franciscan Friary, engaging his time with meditation, walking, yoga and deepening his writing practice
He has spent the last twenty five years teaching and supporting a variety of different groups ( eg, young offenders, young unemployed people, children at risk, children with special needs, adults with learning difficulties and adults with mental health needs ).
He holds a BA Degree in Psychology and a Teaching Qualification
He also holds an MA Degree in Fine Art
He writes, on a regular basis, for a variety of Buddhist, self development and spiritual magazines both in the UK ( where he lives ) and abroad.
He edited the book: Buddhist Reflections on Death, Dying and Bereavement
He has also contributed to a number of other published books and is included in an anthology along with Dr Rowan Williams and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
He has been published by numerous magazines in the United Kingdom, America, Canada, France, Belgium, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
He can be contacted at: email@example.com