Describing his experience of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as ‘enjoyable and confusing’, the condition’s positives have driven Andy’s life forward and cast aspersions of it as life-limiting far to one side. Enthusiastically exploring things that combatted debilitating boredom, his explorations of recreational drugs led him to grow marijuana and, whilst illegal, has led to an in-depth knowledge of cultivation techniques that have led to a professional horticultural career. Andrew also volunteers at the Petrus Incredible Edible Allotment.
“You’ll never find any better medicine than happiness.” - Andrew
The Manchester International Roots Orchestra (MIRO) is a unique, new musically diverse orchestra which aims to nurture musical collaboration between refugee and other culturally diverse musicians, and Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) students.
The Orchestra involves musicians, singers and MCs of all styles and genres who are proficient and who want to collaborate with others. The orchestra aims to create exciting new music drawing on a range of music genres.