Author: Anarres

We originally wrote the following for one of our old business plans, and it occurred to us recently that some of this info might be of interest. So here it is, in all its gory detail: Renting or buying houses …

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics Read More »

Our search for loanstock continues. Thinking of investing? Remember that even small amounts (at least £100) are helpful, as is short-term (three- or five-year) loanstock. Last weekend we had a generous offer of £15,000 loanstock confirmed, which leaves us with …

Investment Quest Read More »

Just a quick post to say that we have posters and fliers now, on our Invest page, seeking loanstock.

Just a quick update regarding money. We have recently had a low-interest loan of £58,000 agreed from Radical Routes, at the Summer Gathering, which took place in Derbyshire on 10th August. Although we still need to secure a mortgage and …

One Small Step Read More »

Just a quick update to say that we were doing a Radical Routes stall last weekend, during the third Dorset Radical Bookfair here. We were there to talk about Radical Routes and co-ops in general, and enjoyed various chatter with …

Dorset 3.0 Read More »

We had the pleasure of an interview with the Bristol Cable back in June, and that article has recently gone up online here (on 27th August, for their 20th edition). For those of you that don’t know, the ‘Cable is …

The Only Good Landlord? Read More »

When thinking of a name for our fledgling co-operative, we wanted something that was meaningful without being too obvious. After bouncing ideas around, we finally found one that summed up why we wanted to create a housing co-operative, and what …

What’s in a Name? Read More »

“I come to you like the beggar man…” When I first sat down to write this review all I could think of saying was along the lines of “The Dispossessed is about two worlds divided by a wall, and what …

A Review of Ursula K Le Guin’s ‘The Dispossessed’ Read More »