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Gerry Maguire Thompson is an Irish author and humorist, with fifteen books published and almost half a million copies sold worldwide in eleven languages. Gerry is also a stand-up comedian, comedy coach and script writer
Gerry is also a stand-up comedian, comedy teacher and script writer
Gerry was born in Tipperary, grew up in Belfast. He is based near Brighton, England.
Gerry is author of fifteen books, as well as a number of co-authorships and contributions to other titles. The books are in the categories of humour or mind-body-spirit - getting your life to work better.
Gerry is a stand-up comedian and improviser.
Gerry's buddhist practice has given him insight into valuable principles by which people can become happier and more successul and fulfilled - making life work better for themselves and for other people
Gerry's first career was as an architect. After ten years, he dropped out from this and embarked on a trip to the Himalayas, leading to a complete change of direction. On returning, Gerry became a Shiatsu practitioner, counsellor and healer, until finally settling on authorship and comedy as a career path Mission statement "To me, life is about sorting out your personal issues, creating and enjoying freedom, living your dream, fulfilling your potential and expressing your own unique creativity - and supporting others in doing the same. And of course having fun doing so. So that's what I'm doing."