February 2007: We have Book Lift Off!

YOUR MESSAGES, the very wonderful book of selected messages from this website was launched last night at the Poetry Cafe in London. We had readers from Texas (I know!), Austria (yes, really!), Manchester, London, Liverpool, Oxford ... from everywhere. And we had a fantastic evening, raising - wait for it - nearly £500 for The Kids Company. Thank you everyone.

But remember you can still buy a copy of Your Messages for yourself and your friends. Every penny goes to the charity. In the meantime, here are a selection of faces to put to the messages. If you have more photos you would be happy to share, please email them to Sarah and she'll put them up...

The book!

Sarah and Lynne

Ken (pin up boy for November 22nd)

Clare (pin up girl for 23rd November)

('Diggles' - our 29th November star)


  1. Lynne and Sarah,
    We (John and I) really enjoyed the launch last night - it was so lively and such fun. I feel very happy to have been involved - thank you both for the opportunity to read what other people are writing, especially younger folk, and to practise my own writing. You are both very encouraging.
    At some stage I'd love to know how much was raised for kidscompany.
    Best wishes to you both,
    Judy Tattersfield (Endgame)

  2. Something not quite right with the order of things here ... and I'm not "anonymous" - can't get the hang of it at all...
    Lovely to know the huge amount of nearly £500 has gone to kidscompany. An amazing result!

  3. I'm so glad the launch went well and what a fantastic amount to raise for the charity! Congrats!


    P.S. Where can we get extra copies of 'Your Messages' from?

  4. Seems like you had fun last night and Ł500 is a great sum. I'm sorry I couldn't be there.

    Best wishes to everyone.

  5. Hi

    Great to hear that so much has been raised already! It was a great evening - lovely to put faces(& voices) to names. A real buzz about the place.

    All the best,

  6. Really glad it went so well. The book is available here http://www.amazon.co.uk/Your-Messages-Sarah-Salway/dp/1906061459/ref=pd_bbs_1?ie=UTF8&s=gateway&qid=1202368490&sr=8-1 (it doesn't seem to be on amazon.com) - go, buy, write a review!


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