I’m an introvert, and proud

I’m an introvert, and proud

There are many things I’ve learnt about myself since I stopped drinking.  The most important and most obvious thing is that I was able to do it; this was something I never thought would be possible.  But that aside, there are other realisations that I have along the...
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,...