The Interdependence Party

We can can provide quality DJs for parties and events. Our aim is, via fundraising, to invite people to engage with the concept of ‘interdependence’. We’ve had enough of left/right politics. Somehow this division has lost its relevance. Does anyone want to join us in forming a new party rooted Read more…

Meeting Sangharakshita

In March 2018 I was able to meet with my Buddhist hero, author and spiritual teacher, Sangharakshita. Affectionately known as Bhante (Teacher) throughout the worldwide Triratna Buddhist Order, He sadly died in the October of that year. Here follows my first question. I have Multiple Sclerosis and so I was Read more…

On retreat

I’m back now from a weekend in the lovely Peak District, at Dukes’ Barn in Beeley. The Manchester Sangha (spiritual community) organised a men’s retreat which was just what I needed. The retreat was entitled ‘Liberation through turning towards’ which was very apt given my present circumstances! Study of the Read more…

Ready to move on

I’m just about ready for a change – and many aspects of my life will be stirred up. Since the mid noughties I have been concerned with developing my career and earning to maintain a comfortable lifestyle. I’m back in the office today and realise that my priorities have changed. I was talking Read more…

Meditation

I went to the Manchester Buddhist Centre in 2007 as I was struggling in a marriage and with two young kids. I didn’t want to be an ‘angry dad’ so I enrolled on a few meditation courses. Quite soon I found some real benefits. I noticed as I practiced, that I was Read more…