A toast, “to absent friends”

Whilst on the train to work I found myself pondering my own mortality, wondering whether I would live to be an old lady kicking up a fuss in the post office, or whether some freak accident would take my body from this earth before I get to forty five.  A strange thing to think perhaps whilst… Continue reading A toast, “to absent friends”

The Abstinence Diaries – Time!

So the bell finally rang on my month of abstinence from drinking alcohol. For my personal life, this month was particularly lively in terms of major events: My other half had a launch party for the opening of his new cocktail bar It was my brother’s 40th birthday I quit my job My uncle Fred… Continue reading The Abstinence Diaries – Time!