Happy 20 Year Soberversary to Me!

This month (July), it’s 20 years since I quit drinking alcohol (had quit cigarettes that February). To honour it, and hopefully help others going through similar, here are 20 things I think 25 Year Old Me would have benefitted from knowing 1) Yes it’s worth it 2) Yes, you can…

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Why did I cry watching coverage of the Pope’s visit to Knock this morning?

I had the news on briefly this morning before my swim and found myself unexpectedly crying at the sight of children and adults at Knock Airport. I was at Knock as a kid (along with Lourdes and many other places of Catholic pilgrimage) and I imagine these people waiting for…

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