Why do I Write?

To Learn

Before I write, I research. Consequently, I learn something every day.  

To Teach

The world is full of misinformation. When we research our subject fully, we can provide the truth.

To Grieve

When someone close to us dies, we need to be able to write about them to keep them in our hearts so they can be remembered.

To Grow

We can only develop when we are creative and self-expressive. It doesn’t matter which.


Hi, I’m Ian, a

Writer and Author in the Lakes

My aims in life are; to help people get out of corners they find themselves trapped in, to leave the parts of the world that I touch in a better position than when I touched them, to expose the facts or find the truth and write about it.

“He’s got it all” I hear you say, a writer AND he lives in the Lake District. It’s true, I live in a place steeped in history and mystery, with breathtaking vistas, a place of inspiration, and the home of inspirational people. I’m not sure I’d want to live anywhere else in the world – apart from 1920’s New York City before the crash – and I wouldn’t want to do anything else but write

I observe and I write of things you may or may not agree with. Either way, it doesn’t matter if you laugh, cry, or disagree with me, I only want a reaction from to show me that care, or at the very least you’re alive.

I’ve written over ten books but only published three, which are; The Awesome Power of Question, Remember with Love and Grief Tools. Now I’m writing full time I’m hoping to have three more books on sale for Christmas 2023. The next one to go live will be Smiler, a memoir, followed by a critique of Oscar Wilde’s essay The Soul of Man Under Socialism. The Fish Wanted to Run should be launched Christmas week and will be the most controversial. 


From My Journal

Grief Tools

Grief Tools

Grief Tools: 'A Compassionate Guide for Parents Navigating the Unthinkable' Losing a child is an unimaginable tragedy, and the journey through grief can seem insurmountable. On July 23, a powerful resource emerged to provide solace and guidance to parents facing this...

Remember with Love

Remember with Love

Remember with Love: A Compassionate Guide for Kids Dealing with Pet Loss. Losing a beloved pet can be a heart-wrenching experience, especially for young children who may be grappling with grief for the very first time. That's why I'm excited to introduce Remember with...

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