John Madgwick Living, is a Master Dowser was educated at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and the Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham. He was commissioned as an officer in the Corps of Royal Engineers, and was taught Dowsing at the School of Military Engineering, Chatham.

John Living has been a Member of the Institute of Royal Engineers, Member of the Institute of Engineers, Jamaica, Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers (and a Chartered Civil Engineer) in the United Kingdom, and a Professional Engineer registered in the Provinces of Ontario and Alberta, in Canada.

He has more than 55 years experience of dowsing, was the Executive Secretary (and a co-founder) of the Holistic Intuition Society. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Questers, the Canadian Society of Dowsers, and the American Society of Dowsers.

In September 2008 John was made an Honorary Life Member of the Canadian Society of Questers.

John has written articles that have been published in the journals of all the above Societies, and in the journals of the British Society of Dowsers and the Society of Dowsers in New Zealand.

John has now retired – he is feeling his age ! – an has handed over the good care of the Holistic Intuition Society to its President, Tyhson J. Banighen.

He is the co – instructor of the following evergreen courses with Tyhson J. Banighen: