According to a recent survey, a third of young people between the ages of 14-24 in the UK now don’t drink alcohol, making them the soberest generation in history (in the UK). 17% of them define themselves as teetotal, whereas 29% said they were non-drinkers.
If you are one of those people who say every year that they’re doing dry Jan yet only seem to last until the first trip to the pub, then here are some tips to help you get to the first of Feb without booze.
2017 saw me try and do everything for everyone. 2018? Well this is the year I’m going to stop giving so much of a f**k.
Two and a half years ago I gave up drinking alcohol. I am not talking about doing a health kick or trying a 'dry' month - I am talking cold turkey, out of my system, soda water instead of champagne sober.
On this particular episode, Deborah and fellow comedian Sarah Pascoe interviewed Catherine Mayer, leader of the recently formed Women’s Equality Party. Interest spiked, I was all ears for the next two and a half hours.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the concept, ‘ghosting’ is when someone close to you disappears out of your life with no explanation at all and ignores all of your attempts to get in contact with them in order to receive an explanation.
Sometime around November last year, I was scanning my inbox when an e-mail came through: my heart skipped a beat, I messaged my housemates instantly and grabbed my credit card. Edward Albee’s infamous Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf was coming to London with none other than Imelda Staunton as the lead.
Last Friday, strangely enough, I found myself wandering around the vaults of The Royal Arts Society at London Fashion Week. Yes, you read that correctly, jeans and t-shirt wearing me, backstage at one of the most prestigious fashion events in the world. And no, I haven't thrown it in and decided to become a fashion blogger (ha - can you imagine!), nope - I was there for work.