Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Garden…

Back when I was that other guy, the one that drank, I didn’t get gardening at all.  I thought the whole bloody thing pointless.  I’d mow the lawn it would grow back again.  I planted a plant, it died, or … Continue reading

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Catchpenny

Catchpenny was a term my Dad often used, he meant it was something designed to purely take money of you by business, government or the ruling classes.  He’d have terms Father’s Day “catchpenny” without a doubt and frankly I feel … Continue reading

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Course Update

It’s been a while since I talked on here about the course I’m on.  You may remember the master plan to move to a new career focused on counselling.  So last Sept I embarked on the initial stages of this. … Continue reading

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Convention

I was lucky enough to attend a convention this weekend. Terrific sunny day the sun shone on recovery is what I thought. It is incredible to be in a room with hundreds of recovering alcoholics all smiling, happy, grateful … … Continue reading

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Liberty – Lest we forget what is costs…

Yesterday was the commemoration of the 70 anniversary of the allied D Day landings.  I’ll be honest those kind of big ceremonial things don’t float my boat really but… I found it poignant that the day before I was concerned … Continue reading

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Update…

I thought over night and this morning on this.  Many thanks for those of you who commented with words of support and those that emailed me as well – hugely unexpected and appreciated My break will be from commenting I … Continue reading

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Disrepute

I find myself in a difficult position.  I commented on someone’s blog.  They are sober and attract a lot of sober people to their blog, particularly newly sober people.  Unfortunately I quoted from the big book of AA.  Oh boy … Continue reading

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