“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Alcohol consumption is the 7th leading death risk factor across the globe[i], yet remains one of the most socially accepted health vices. If you’re anything like me, many of you have probably started drinking more than you used to during lockdown. The jokes and memes around drinking during COVID-19 are pretty damn funny, I must admit, despite the severity of the potential future health impacts. Things like:

“I’ve swapped margaritas for my morning coffee — that’s fine, right?”

Or

“Your…

Lindsay Kohler

Relentlessly restless. Culture curator. Bad at short bios. Plays a mean fiddle. London, UK

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