The Alcohol Experiment

Would taking a drink after so long alcohol-free see me never looking back, or hopping straight back on that sober wagon?

2018; the year I admit to depression

‘Bubbly’, ‘positive’, ‘a breath of fresh air’ – words that others have used to describe me this month. Scroll through my instagram or twitter feeds (@raggedgeorge) and you’ll see mostly upbeat, go-get-em posts from someone that probably looks to have being a grown-up sussed. By any account, I’m a glass half full person, taking the…

Addicted to quit-lit

Dry January has spawned an insatiable thirst not for booze, but for sobriety books.

Dry January into fizz-free February?

I’m a goal digger. I get a kick out of setting a challenge and smashing it. So as part of ‘do stuff in my 41st year’, I kicked off 2017 by signing up┬áto Dry January, the annual well-publicised commitment to abstaining from alcohol for 31 loooooong days. Now before you get the wrong idea, I’m…