All posts by Neil Bennion

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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 […]

Giving up alcohol for a month

Dry January: Andrea’s Story

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 ...

Northern Star: Leeds’ North Bar is Great for Non-Drinkers

November 5, 2012, No comments

There’s so much choice in UK pubs that drinkers can be left transfixed in a state of option anxiety. Yet for non-drinkers most British pubs are rubb ...

  • Morocco Makes Scents
    March 29, 2012, No comments

    I haven’t come to Morocco because of the predominantly alcohol-free culture. Nor have I come because of my fondness for couscous or tagines, or because I like having the crap […]

  • Alcohol-Free Drinks for the Festive Season
    December 24, 2011, 5 Comments

    Christmas comes with all sorts of traditional drinks, most of them alcoholic. Some people think if you’re not drinking alcohol, you might as well walk inside a cupboard and turn […]

  • Great Gifts for Non-Drinkers
    December 17, 2011, 1 Comment

    Wondering what to get that non-drinker for Christmas now that a bottle of scotch is out the question? Here are five ideas to get you thinking...