Addiction, hospitalisation and recovery

We talk all the time about the changes that come from quitting alcohol, but Claire’s journey is one which is particularly extreme in both its highs and its lows. Her dangerously deteriorating health and eventual hospitalisation meant that giving up alcohol was a necessity rather than a choice. Her strength and courage in battling addiction…

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Things I miss about drinking

Since going alcohol-free, I’ve been thinking about the things I miss about drinking, before remembering why I don’t actually miss them at all. Often, when I thought about drinking with fond memories, the reasons I had quit only became more important. It is natural to view the past through rose-tinted spectacles, and alcohol only increases…

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Fentimans Ginger Beer Non Alcoholic Drink

New Year’s Resolutions and Dry January January is a popular month for changing your drinking. Everyone will know at least someone who is making a New Year’s resolution not to drink for a month. Or doing a “Drynuary”, as they say in America. In Club Soda speak, we call this kind of thing stopping for…

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