On 27 November 2016, I decided to give up booze for a year and write about my journey.

This is my story.......

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My Beautiful Adventure

So this is it. The end of my beautiful adventure. The adventure I was so apprehensive about but so looking forward to at the same time. The adventure that has and will continue to change my life. I’ve always wanted to come to Thailand but was always waiting for the...

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Heaven Really Is A Place On Earth

When people say Thailand is beautiful, they’re not kidding. In fact, I’m not sure beautiful is the right adjective. It is outstanding, heavenly, stunning, amazing, literally perfect in so many ways. I have finally made it to the islands. Utterly breathtaking....

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My Day Above The Clouds

Today, it became clear that this was the day I’d been preparing for. This was the day that all early mornings in the rain & the walking & the weight loss & Soberdom was all about. And I didn’t even know it. Pre Soberdom, I hated trainers & rucksacks...

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From Bangkok with Love

The Soberfish has landed! And has a bed! And WIFI! And survived 2 planes, 3 airports, 1 security check from hell, 1 baggage claim from hell & 1 taxi ride like no other! I have no idea what the time is. Well I do but my body is all over the place. I can’t imagine...

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Our friend, Alcohol

Alcohol is a drug. Fact. Alcohol is highly addictive. Fact. Alcohol kills people and causes disease. Fact. The more I learn about alcohol, the more shocked I am that it is still legal. One description of alcohol is - 'A colorless, volatile, flammable liquid...

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Going back to my roots

When I came up to London yesterday, I knew I had a couple of hours to kill between going to the hairdresser & taking my 97 year old grandad to a prearranged hospital appointment. I also needed to fit my walking in but had no idea where I was going to go. Lightbulb...

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Clearing Up The Crap

Imagine you are a computer.  Then imagine all of the things you have in your life are open pages on your computer screen, for example work, family, relationships, thoughts, emotions, habits, etc.  Then think of what happens to your computer when too many...

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The Sober Fish Top Tips for A Dry January

The key to success is meticulous planning. Personally I avoided situations where there was going to be copious amounts of alcohol. If you were on a diet, you wouldn’t hang out in McDonald’s would you?  Download podcasts .. I particularly enjoyed the Recovery...

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Why change a habit of a lifetime?

Sometimes, I feel like Sobriety is a bit of a cult, a bit like a religion, a bit like a secret club that until you truly embrace it, you can’t quite understand it.  Sobriety has literally given me my life back. Recently, several people have asked me whether now...

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