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Orange juice — Please

Why it’s dry January for me

I like a drink — Occasionally, too much.

For all the reasons people drink and are well documented, I’ve not had a break from alcohol since my first illegally purchased best bitter-dash as a 17-year-old more than four decades ago.

Unlike today, then, it wasn’t questioned. There was no ID required or proof of age asked for. It’s…



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Haimish Mead

Award winning communications professional, journalist, editor for ILLUMINATION, mentor, humanitarian aid volunteer. Putting a positive perspective on life.