All posts by dryboss

  • Sober at the Office Party
    December 8, 2011, 2 Comments

    Christmas is coming, the goose is getting absolutely plastered. With a bunch of other geese it wouldn’t even be talking to if it didn’t work with them. The office christmas […]

  • Were You Aware?
    November 20, 2011, 3 Comments

    Today is the last day of Alcohol Awareness Week 2011. If you weren’t aware of it then maybe the awareness week needs more publicity – perhaps even its own awareness […]

  • The Special Drink
    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 […]

  • The Scary Sights of Halloween
    November 1, 2011, No comments

    Zombies stumble through the streets… ghoulish-looking creatures stagger about mumbling unintelligibly… other vaguely-human creatures drip blood and adopt threatening postures. Saturday nights in English cities can get quite interesting. ...

  • In the News – October 2011
    October 28, 2011, No comments

    Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning, rather than overdosing on illegal drugs. So that’s alright then, apparently. And, as we all know, alcohol is not a drug: it’s a drink. Deborah […]

  • Not Drinking in Colombia
    October 13, 2011, No comments

    ¡Rumba! – Colombians love to drink, and they drink to party. Spirits are the drink of choice on a night out – usually rum on the coast and aguardiente (sugar-cane […]

  • Out on the Hop
    October 10, 2011, No comments

    Weekends can be a funny time if you don’t drink. Staying in is hardly exciting, but going out tends to mean queuing in packed bars amidst the eager elbows of drinkers. […]

  • Don’t Drink… Take a Bath
    October 6, 2011, No comments

    If you’re an overpaid celebrity you’re probably thinking ‘…of champagne, right?’ Everybody else is likely wondering if I’m going mad. What next? Washing your face as an alternative to drinking? […]

  • Food for Thought
    October 1, 2011, 1 Comment

    So I’m down in London for a stag do (bachelor party) catching up with an old friend. It’s due to be an expensive weekend so we decide to keep our […]

  • Replacing Beer
    September 28, 2011, No comments

    We like our volume-based drinks here in the UK, regardless of alcohol content. Whilst those in much of mainland Europe are knocking back teeny thimbles of espresso, our cafés have […]