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About me

I’m a loving, caring and very determined baker, athlete and boyfriend who wants people to know people like me can run a successful business. I own my own company - Coal Pit Welsh Cakes - I was the first man in Wales with Down's Syndrome to run a marathon and I'm proud of everything I do.

Myth to bust: People with a learning disability can’t work for themselves. I do! And I help others put passion into their business.



Michael Top Facts


I have Down syndrome which is sometimes called Down's syndrome

Age and location

26, Chirk, North Wales


  • Tweed jackets
  • Poirot
  • Pasta


  • Getting dirty 
  • Mess
  • Chips

Michaels favourite recipes

In this article from the Big Issue, Michael shares the recipes that keep him going.

Michael baking at home
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