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Help us reach 100%!!!

Friday, 16 April 2021

Hello lovely people, 

We hope that you're all doing well and staying safe with restrictions in the UK easing. 

A message from Libby:

Hey!! I hope that you're all having a lovely day. It's very sunny here in Newport, so I am hoping to sit in the garden for a little while with a book. Remember to be wearing your spf if you'll be sitting in the sun!! With everything being so chaotic and hectic…

A quarter of the way to 100%!!

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Hello lovely people, 

Firstly happy New Year. We hope that you had a lovely Christmas if that is something that you celebrate and that the New Year has been kind to you.

Thank you so much for everyone that has pledged since our last update. We have now reached 204 supporters and hit the big 25% funded, meaning we are a quarter of the way there so thank you so so much for your continuous support…

Libby and Cara's Top Tips for looking after yourself over the festive season.

Saturday, 28 November 2020

Hello lovely people, 

Thank you to everyone that has made a pledge since our last update!! We are now only 14 supporters away from 200 and 2% away from hitting the 25% mark which will bring us to a quarter of the way there, so thank you so much for all of your support. 

With Christmas only around the corner, we thought it may be helpful to share our favourite top tips for looking after yourself…


Friday, 30 October 2020

Hello lovely people, 

Libby here, I hope you're all having a good day. Thank you to those who have made a pledge since the last update. Your continuous support is always appriciated and the Through the Hourglass team are very grateful. 

Over the past four months, since launching the crowdfunding page, I have had a few dips with my mental health, returned to university and started therapy. As…

Looking after your mental health!! - And book update.

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Hello lovely people!! 

I hope that you are all well and staying safe. Thank you so much to those that have pledged so far!! We have almost hit 150  pledges which is AMAZING!! 

I am very excited to announce that we have had a little revamp of the pledge levels and there are now some additional pledge levels. There are two new pledge levels for individuals, these are: 

  1. Read with a friend…


Friday, 4 September 2020

Hello lovely people, Libby here, the editor of Through the Hourglass. 

I have been meaning to write an update since we hit 100 pledges, but as I am sure a lot of you will understand, living with a mental illness is difficult at the best of times and to be completely honest, my mental health hit a rough patch a few weeks ago and I am just starting to feel more myself again, so I apologise for the…

WE REACHED OUR FIRST MILESTONE - A note from the editor and writers

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Hello lovely people, 

I hope that you have all had a wonderful day, and if not I am sending my love and support. Remember, each day lasts 24 hours before a new day comes bringing with it a fresh start and a new adventure. 

Firstly on behalf of myself and the other writers, I want to thank each and every one of you that have pledged to help make this book a reality. There are currently 43…

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