Latest updates

Where are we?

Monday, 7 September 2020

Hello, and I hope you are getting through these times.

It's been too long since I sent you an update on the book; I apologise for that, and want to thank you very much indeed for your patience, and to give you an update on where we are.

It has of course been a tough year for everyone. I hope you and your loved ones are safe and well. My co-writer, Mark has had an especially challenging year…

How quickly things change

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Hello Supporters of Being Hardly Normal

Thought I'd just give you a quick update.

One of the really interesting aspects of writing the book is just how quickly things change. It would be an understatement to say that the environment for homeless people is becoming more hostile. Not just hostile architecture specifcally designed to prevent rest. But hostile activity in the form of camp clearances…

reaching across the divides

Monday, 23 December 2019

Hello Team Hardly Normal, just wanted to send you a thank you, good wishes, and a little update on where we are with the book. We are already at 58% funded, so that is A Very Good Thing, and that is quite literally thanks to you, our initial supporters. The early stages of fundraising are about reaching out to people we know, people we know will be interested, and people who know us well enough to…

More than on the way

Monday, 4 November 2019

Hello Team Hardly Normal, and thank you for all your support so far! We passed through 33% funding yesterday, and even I can work out that we are thus already more than a third of the way to the total we need to rasie to bring our book to fruition.

Of course, it's not merely about money. Far from it. It's about a huge amount of work still to do. Mark and I spent four days together recently to review…

Writing in progress
Publication date: TBC
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