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I’ve been in the newspaper

Here’s the online article:

Brave the Cumbrian countryside with The Lake District Survival Guide

By Emma Walker Reporter

A full-time funny man and part-time author has published his first book, and it might just save your life – or at least make you giggle.

Ian Young has always enjoyed writing and doodling, producing children’s books and setting up blogs, but has never got round to publishing his work.

But as his one of his witty blogs was spotted by publisher Inspired by Lakeland last year, Ian’s dream of sending a book of his out into the world has now …


Action photos in The Lake District

Here’s a couple of photos of me, with family and friends, in action in various places in The Lakes. I’m terrible in front of the lens and behind the lens, so sorry about that.


About me

I am the author of The Lake District Survival Guide, and, unfortunately, that drawing is what I look like.

On this page, I think I’m supposed to try and impress you to make you like me better, so here’s my attempt.

I have a wife and kids. Quite impressive for someone who looks like that sketch, I think you’ll agree.

My dog quite likes me (the rabbit not so much).

I’m good at Monopoly, ask my wife and kids. They’re the ones sitting on the sides of the board without the piles of cash.

I have reached the age of …