I was too scared to drink alcohol-free wine

I was too scared to drink alcohol-free wine

When I first stopped drinking alcohol, ‘what to drink?’ occupied a lot of my thoughts.  There was a big space in my life, that had previously been inhabited by the rituals and customs of drinking alcohol, and it was ready to be filled. But I was too scared to drink...
Why I stopped drinking

Why I stopped drinking

It’s a question I get asked often: ‘why did you stop drinking?’. I used to be fascinated (and incredulous) when I met someone who didn’t drink.  I imagined that they most likely had a medical problem, or were on some medication that prevented them from drinking.  Yes,...
San Pellegrino Sparkling Juice Drinks

San Pellegrino Sparkling Juice Drinks

Did you know that San Pellegrino Sparkling Grapefruit drink contains more sugar than Coca Cola? Per can, the San Pellegrino contains 39.9g of sugar, whilst Coke contains 35g.  That’s nearly a teaspoon more. It’s a plain old sugary soft drink, dressed up to...