Facebook Alcohol
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January 22, 2013, No comments

As a former drinker, I find it easy to forget what life was like with alcohol. Fortunately, Facebook is always around to help me remember. Nearly 5 million Facebook users […]

Spanish brew Ambar Green is '{i}apta para celíacos{/i}'
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May 24, 2012, 9 Comments

Could you get any more niche? Not only does this beer not have any alcohol, it doesn’t even have any gluten (well, less than 6ppm)…

Special Drink
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November 9, 2011, 3 Comments

I was relaxing with a cup of tea the other day and watching Air Crash Investigations when a couple of things occurred to me. The first is that Air Crash […]

Lindy class
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September 20, 2011, 2 Comments

There’s something you can do in the evening that is fun, highly sociable and doesn’t revolve round alcohol. No, not a carjacking party. Whatever that is. Dance classes are great […]

Folk train musicians
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September 15, 2011, 1 Comment

Five years have passed since I stopped drinking, but I’m still always on the lookout for new things to do in the evening that don’t fundamentally revolve around alcohol. On […]

Gin Lane by Hogarth
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September 10, 2011, No comments

1. Keep your organs unpickled “Livers are important,” says Hugh Laurie’s character in House. “You can’t live without them, hence the name.” Excess drink can have serious, negatives effect on […]

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As a former drinker, I find it easy to forget what life was like with alcohol. Fortunately, Facebook is always around to help me remember. Nearly 5 mi ...

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January 15, 2013, 4 Comments

We’re now halfway through Dry January, so I decided to ask a friend about her own previous experiences, and how it’s going this time round ...

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Dry January – Is It Worth It?

January 1, 2013, 8 Comments

It’s that time of year again when some people decide to take a month off from drinking alcohol. But is there any point? The short answer is maybe. T ...

Taste Test: Alcohol-free Christmas Puddings

Taste Test: Alcohol-free Christmas Puddings

December 19, 2012, No comments

If you’re anything like me – that is a slightly food-obsessed person living in the UK (please, don’t call me a foodie, it sounds like some k ...

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Christmas Taste Tests: On the Spice Trail

December 19, 2012, No comments

Forget family, presents and goodwill: Christmas is actually a time for Christmas puddings, mulled wine and other such self-indulgent treats. And if yo ...

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Taste Test: Non-alcoholic Mulled Wines

December 19, 2012, No comments

For my last post, I had my good friends over to taste test alcohol-free Christmas puddings. Considering three of us are used to the alcohol-steeped va ...