Julian Goes from Fat to Fit

Julian Kirkman-Page, works in the City of London, is a keen member of Club Soda, and gave up alcohol forever two and half years ago. In his book ‘I Don’t Drink!’ he tells why and describes how he managed to quit drinking, and details the phenomenal difference it has made to his life since. In…

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Getting Fit Alcohol Free Life

Julian Kirkman-Page, works in the City of London, is a keen member of Club Soda, and gave up alcohol forever two and half years ago. In his book ‘I Don’t Drink!’ he tells why and describes how he managed to quit drinking, and details the phenomenal difference it has made to his life since. We…

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Julian before quitting alcohol

Julian Kirkman-Page, works in the City of London, is a keen member of Club Soda, and gave up alcohol forever two and half years ago. In his book ‘I Don’t Drink!’ he tells why and describes how he managed to quit drinking, and details the phenomenal difference it has made to his life since. We will…

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Matching his and hers wine glasses

Club Soda Member Matt Chittock reponds to the challenge from a few weeks ago, and ponders his drinking relationship… Constantly drunk… My partner says that for the first year together we were constantly drunk. And while I’d like to claim this was solely down to the giddying effects of romance, it had a fair bit…

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One hundred days alcohol free

Stopped drinking in January If you stopped drinking on January the first, either for good or as part of a timed challenge, then today is 100 days alcohol free. Congratulations! My 100 days fell slap bang in the middle of the 2012 Olympics. I was volunteering. In the stadium by 6am. I could not have…

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Matt Chittock - Club Soda Member

Founder Member and writer Matt Chittock shares his internal dialogue at the end of a stressful day, and how he has had to reassess the way he uses alcohol as a reward. But what does he do instead? Stress, alcohol and rewards After a tough day at the laptop, or eight hours of childcare, a stiff gin and…

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Broken beer bottle graffiti

You needn’t be religious to quit for Lent “Well because there is a supportive culture of abstinence around in Lent that makes it a bit easier. That means you can go to a party and say you’re not drinking because it’s Lent, and no-one will say “Oh go on, just one”. They might think, “I…

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Diva at the bar

Dry January to diva at the bar Club Soda member Hanban not only went dry for January but she also discovered her inner diva, ordering bar staff to fulfill all of her booze-free needs! Read more about her new found skills that are helping her dry January stick.  I took on the challenge of dry January and,…

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Counting the days to a more sober life

You can’t help but count the days. Whether you are taking 3 days a week off, restricting booze just to weekends, stopping for a month, 100 days or have hit a milestone in an alcohol free life. Like member Lucy who is celebrating how 500 days feels. Hangover-free life, day 500 So today is the…

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