Alan Whelan is a ghost-writer, author, copywriter and world wanderer based in Lytham. He has ghost-written books on subjects ranging from heart-breaking true stories to the memoirs of an entrepreneur.
He is best known for his non-fiction travel books. African Brew Ha-Ha tells the story of his journey to find the people at the hidden heart of Africa… and sit down for a nice cup of tea with them. His second book, The Black Stars of Ghana documents his journey across Ghana to discover the effects of two generations of independent rule within his lifetime. Alan has just returned from his fourth motorcycle trip to Africa.