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About furtheron

Music and guitar obsessive who is a recovering alcoholic to boot

13 years… unlucky?

How superstitious are you?  Salute magpies? Avoid walking under ladders? Well 13, the bakers dozen, is often considered an unlucky number.   Today I reach that number in terms of number of years in sobriety.  How has that happened?  Well, … Continue reading

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The end is nigh…

Those of you having been around long enough – since 2013 that is anyway will recall that I embarked on my journey towards counselling at that time.  I went part time at work, signed up for a Level 2 certificate … Continue reading

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How proud can you get

My daughter has handed in her dissertation, attended her last lectures and been on the boozy night out.  Yes my little one has finished her degree!  In a few weeks we’ll find out what the result is – she is … Continue reading

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Ménière’s Annoyance

My Ménière’s disease has been back with a vengence recently.  A couple of weeks ago I woke in the middle of the night to a room spinning around.  That led to a horrid night of being sick and not sleeping … Continue reading

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RIP – Allan Holdsworth

It was announced early this week that Allan Holdsworth had passed away.  Allan is a legend guitarist.  I’ve written a longer eulogy on my other blog . However here I’ll also stuff in a great tune – one of my … Continue reading

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Buzzkill Podcast

Paul’s latest podcast over at Buzzkill is on a topic I raised in his request for things to discuss as mentioned by a couple of commentators to the last post.  Loved hearing his views on it.   Would love to … Continue reading

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Progress

I’ve not written much recently on here.  I’m a poor blogger, do I have much to say?  Not really.  But anyway here is an update on things. Firstly – I passed my exam that I took back in January.  Woohoo! … Continue reading

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