Not so sober birthday

The first sober birthday is a big test The first year of moderation or sobriety is all about doing things for the first time without alcohol (or with less alcohol). Your first sober birthday is a big one. It may be that, like for me, the past few years’ birthdays had become an excuse to…

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Laura with Kombucha

We never need too many excuses to party at Club Soda. But this event is going to be pretty special! Laura has reached 5 years sober. Something she never thought was possible. So we want to bring together members from far and wide, and whether your goal is to drink mindfully or embrace an alcohol-free lifestyle. We…

Summer Party – Laura celebrates 5 years sober!
12:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Pop Up Patio
Drinking with clients

The biggest myth in the City is that you have to ‘wine and dine’ your clients. But really it is a hang-on from the 70’s when eating out was still novel. It is now 2017 so what has changed? Drinking alcohol is on the decline. That does not mean that people don’t drink, but there…

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Party sober

This week there has been lots of chatter in the Club Soda community about dealing with first parties sober – feeling too sensible and awkward. Laura pulls no punches this week and suggests that most of what we think about partying sober is myth – distorted by our relationship with alcohol. There was a time…

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Christmas FOMO - Party Sober

If you are trying to keep to a drinking goal this Christmas, then you are going to have to be strong! Christmas FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) does not have to creep in. If you are moderating, you may find it tough to stick to the days you have nominated as your non-drinking days, as…

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christmas party glasses

Starting to plan your Christmas party? It is easy to forget that non-drinkers can make up an important part of your staff Christmas party guest list. There could be many reasons why team members don’t drink; health, religion, pregnancy, or the fact they just never have done. These colleagues are often overlooked when it comes…

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Alternative drinks to alcohol Or: what on earth is there to drink now? Either at the pub or at home. Maybe the most common question we get is this: what could I drink now that I don’t want wine, beer or spirits anymore? It can be a difficult one, especially when you’re out and about.…

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A Club Soda Summer Party No one has ever said organising a party was easy. Between playlists, decorations, food and drink, deliveries arriving late, people getting lost on the way there… It can all feel a little overwhelming. And then, there’s that lurch of ‘oh gawd, what happens if no one shows up?’… But so…

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