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Gerry Maguire Thompson is a best-selling author, humorist and wildlife/ nature enthusiast


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Gerry is an author whose books, humorous and serious have sold over half a million copies worldwide in more than thirty languages more info here

Gerry is a blogger for the Medium blogging platforms and previously blogged for Hufffington Post.

Gerry is fanatical about nature, wildlife and conservation. He is currently completing a book entitled Wilding the Urban Garden: a Story of Transformation and Covid.

background history

Gerry was born in Tipperary, Ireland, and grew up in Belfast. In 1977 he undertook a life-changing journey through Afghanistan, Kashmir and the Himalayas. Returning home, he gave up his career in architecture to become a ‘spiritual seeker’. Wishing to do things properly, Thompson relocated to the USA, and immersed himself in the Californian hotbed of New-Ageism – doing every workshop, following every guru and consulting every psychic in sight.

In 1985, Gerry was initiated into the esoteric buddhist Kalichakra tradition in the mountains of Switzerland by His Holiness the Dalai Lama of  Tibet. He then became a professional author, writing on subjects of holistic health, wellbeing and humour.

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