Monthly Archives: November 2013

A pill to make you drunk… another to make you sober

In the past I’ve had a lot or respect for Professor Nutt.  I’m not so sure about his latest idea, a pill that induces the same feelings in the brain as if you’re drunk.   Then there is an antagonist … Continue reading

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Alcohol Awareness Week

Next week (18th – 24th Nov) is Alcohol Awareness Week in the UK.  You didn’t know?  Well it is not the easiest thing to move up the agenda is it. To coincide with this AA in Great Britain has made … Continue reading

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What a heart warming story.

I didn’t see this when it was first on but via a friend on Facebook I saw this clip. Fantastic – this is what teaching is about, not targets and grade this and that and all that…  This teacher changes … Continue reading

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Spiritual Enlightenment

I have a friend who once the following said to me. The path to Spiritual Enlightenment has two stages. After years of suffering and struggle you reach the first basic stage of understanding which is that “Everything will be alright“. … Continue reading

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The Course Week 3

So after two weeks of the course and working our socks off we deserved … a week off for half term! Anyway back to the grindstone last night and now we are set in for the real work to begin … Continue reading

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She should have done a lot better

I can hear her friends saying it now. The picture is Mrs F my wife of many years and yours truly (I’m sure you can figure out which is which!) sometime in summer of 1982. Yes 1982. She was just … Continue reading

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Marriage Isn’t For You

An excellent post I was pointed at today… Marriage Isn’t For You.

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The frank and honest post…

… I’m thinking of dropping out of active AA membership.   I never thought I’d feel like this but recently I’ve felt disconnected, the  few chairs I’ve given (i.e. the speaker sharing their experience, strength and hope at the start of … Continue reading

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