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Update #5

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Dearest All

I think last time I wrote I was just about to get on a plane to London to see if I could make any noise about 'our' book which was then only days away from being born.

Well, I did make a noise. And more importantly, I think the noise was actually heard.


I did 5 radio interviews, one live interview on TV on London Live (now that was dedication to the cause, I tell you…

Update 4

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

(I posted this last Sunday evening but it seems - weirdly - that t only just went out .... drat)

I know, I know ... I've not written an Update to you all (well, officially, that is) in forever. 

I sometimes feel that my life is a huge bowl of treacle and no matter how furiously I try and push forward in all the directions I should be going in, I never manage to feel I'm on top of all the things…

Update #3

Friday, 11 August 2017

We have done it ...

You all and I. We have made a book that will be on sale in shops. A real book. Real shops. People will buy it, read and people will change. For the better. They will love the stories.

Most of you who backed this book, I have managed to track down and thank personally but there are one or two of you who eluded my detective skills - no clues as to who you are at all (but…

Update #2

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Thursday 20th April, 2017

Well, I’ve been going at this crowd funding for about a month now. I thought the writing of the book was the hard part but I was so wrong!

You – my Supporting Sixty – have been totally brilliant and we are now at 10%. I keep thinking that if I hadn’t taken so many (fab) photographs and was putting this book together as a 250pp paperback, we’d be at about 40% now…

#1 Update

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

This is my immense thank you to my Top Drawer Twenty (you know who you are) ... seeing your names there, on the Pledge page, makes me really believe that this project will become a book. A proper, glorious book.

It's what I have always wanted, since that very first day when I set off into London and spoke to Melissa - the first homeless person I ever sat with and listened to - and realised that homeless…

Publication date: Summer 2018
112% funded
372 backers