Retain Hope All Who Enter Here: My love letter to the Melbourne Demons

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The featured image for this blog post was provided by Alan & Flora Botting on Wikimedia Commons. As I complete this, Australian Rules Football fans worldwide have just finished watching the Melbourne Demons defeat the Western Bulldogs in a match that saw them move back into top spot on the ladder. The game itself was … Continue reading Retain Hope All Who Enter Here: My love letter to the Melbourne Demons

6 Things I’ve Learned from 2 Years of Sobriety

Alcohol is the second consumable and addictive substance I have used over a long term which I have quit using. The other is nicotine. This might sound glib, but I found quitting smoking to be fairly stress free. Once I finished the pack of Nicorette gum that I bought for myself way back in 2012, I have never once considered polluting my lungs with tobacco fumes. Refraining from drinking has been more of an adventure; and one I want to write about.