Beer No More

Beer No More

After sixteen years of it being my favourite hobby, I called time on my drinking career in November 2018. This blog is not an attempt to preach about the virtuous path of teetotalism. Instead, I hope some reflection on the realities of abstaining from alcohol will...
No More Lies

No More Lies

“I am grateful to be an alcoholic.” It was those words that caused me to walk out of my first AA meeting.This is about how I got to that point on June 24th, 2016, what has happened since and how accepting I had a problem….an illness undoubtedly saved my...
Rain Never Quite Stopped Play

Rain Never Quite Stopped Play

IT was as I was looking down from my bedroom window one Saturday night that the true oddness of the situation truly dawned on me. There, in my garden, attempting to crawl into a two-man pop-up tent – the sort teenagers might take to festivals – with his wife...
Beer No More

The Reasons Why

Opening Up is Alex Miller’s legacy to cricket. What always spurs me on is that in years to come, when memories of his efforts on the pitch have started to fade, his energy will still inspire. The project operates with the cliche of “if it helps one...