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Facebook Alcohol
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 […]

Working Classes and Clinking Glasses: Manchester’s Temperance Exhibition

July 13, 2012, 4 Comments

On one side of the River Irwell, the People’s History Museum is hosting an exhibition on the Temperance movement. On the other, the empty beer kegs ...

Great Gifts for Non-Drinkers

December 17, 2011, 2 Comments

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...

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 ...

  • 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 […]

  • 10 Great Reasons to Stop Drinking
    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 […]

  • Non-alcoholics Anonymous
    September 4, 2011, 11 Comments

    My name’s Neil and I’m a non-alcoholic. I mean that in two ways. Firstly, I’m not an alcoholic. But secondly, and more significantly, I’m dry.  No, I don’t need moisturiser. […]