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16 years

Another AA birthday, sobriety anniversary or soberversary as it is variously called. 16 years one day at a time as they say. I never thought I’d get 16 weeks, 16 months let alone 16 years when I started. But here … Continue reading

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Book review – Clockwork Lives

Clockwork Lives by Kevin Anderson & Neil Peart. Neil, if you don’t know, was drummer for the Canadian trio Rush through most of their career and also the main (nearly exclusive) lyricist. He is also a known author having written … Continue reading

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It’s been a year…

With the trepidation of breaking my luck I’m going to say it…. It’s been over a year now since I had an significant form of vertigo attack. Given 2 years ago I was struggling with attacks of some sort that … Continue reading

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A New Year

It has been a long time since I wrote anything here.  No excuse other than I’ve not felt I had anything relevant to say.  But that’s probably not true… I never had anything relevant to say in the first place! … Continue reading

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The one in which I say I told you so…

On 24 June 2016 at 6 am my radio alarm went off with the BBC news headlines which of course was “The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union.” I groaned and turned it off. Somewhere in that … Continue reading

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Moving on…

My daughter received her MSc certificate the other week. She bought two matching frames to put that and her BSc in. She’s clearly proud of her achievements. She had them balanced on the window sill…. A recipe for disaster! She’s … Continue reading

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In Reverse

At a meeting this week I heard the story of a member who’s recently started to come regularly having moved to the area. Their story was like many about how whilst drinking they were unemployable, had no money, lost their … Continue reading

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