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Day 16: Media Watch. Avicii, Verne Troyer, Ant McPartlin: the tragic cost of alcohol abuse

It’s been a sobering (no pun intended) week of tragic news stories this week. I might not have joined the dots a few weeks ago, but the dark shadow of alcohol abuse hovering over several individual tragedies seems very ominous to me right now. 705 more words

Avicii: Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer is dead age 28 -- Diagnosed with acute pancreatitis caused by excessive drinking in 2016

Olivia Waring

Saturday 21 Apr 2018 10:40 am

Avicii, who has just died aged 28, pictured in 2013 when his fame became global (Picture: Getty) 496 more words

April 19, 2018 - Readings in Recovery: The Eye Opener

The Eye Opener

Thursday, April 19, 2018

All things in life are relative. Without night, there would be no day; without evil, there would be no good; without sorrow, there would be no joy. 56 more words

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How to Get a DUI

Over the years, I’ve known many people who have gotten DUI’s. Not one of them thought they were drunk enough to get one, which is scary, because that’s what I think every time I drive home from a night of drinking and dancing. 664 more words


PC Ted Stupor: The Drink-Ravaged London Bobby You Can Trust

Evenin’ all

A great metropolis like London can often be a magnet for subversive activities and terrorism, and last Tuesday was no exception.

I was in the canteen with some of the other lads, topping up my tea with strong grog from a hip flask, when a shout came in that a suspect device had been spotted on a platform at Pimlico tube station in Westminster. 121 more words


Vance Johnson: Road to Redemption

When you hear of Vance Johnson, what do you think about? Vance Johnson, the NCAA champion, the Junior Pan American gold medalist, the former pro football player and World-Class long jumper. 569 more words