Monthly Archives: July 2017

Don’t give up giving up

Inspired by a post at one of my regular readers – Un-Tipsy Teacher.    Thank you… At times I’m asked my advice for people who are new to sobriety.  My only pearl of wisdom is “Don’t give up giving up”.   I … Continue reading

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Negative voices – suicide

Last night I caught the programme about Jodi Ann Bickley.  She is running a project called a million lovely letters.  Essentially Jodi asked people to ask her for a letter and she then wrote to them.  Personal letters of comfort, … Continue reading

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Call a spade a spade.

One of my family’s expressions – “Call a spade a spade!”.  It was whenever you were dancing around a topic avoiding saying the potentially hurtful word etc. On this morning’s commute I read this. Heavy drinking will kill 63,000 people … Continue reading

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Progress not perfection…

My own personal favourite slogan and ingrained adopted philosophy from the big book.  It is in Chapter Five just after the steps are introduced.  For me this was a key phrase in my early days, and still now, since I … Continue reading

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An open letter to Glastonbury, from a victim.

Originally posted on lifeonlauralane:
Dear The Eavis family, and all who make Glastonbury happen, So I write a lot of letters, but I promise this one will be worth reading – stick with it. This isn’t complaining about the crowds…

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