Three years today

I’ve been offline for quite a while. Sobriety is my new normal and I don’t seem to have that much to say about it anymore. But here I am suddenly at the three year mark so I figure I should post

Three years today

I’ve been offline for quite a while. Sobriety is my new normal and I don’t seem to have that much to say about it anymore. But here I am suddenly at the three year mark so I figure I should post

I’m in some serious pink cloud territory right now. Dare I say it, I’m happy. Obvs I’ve been happy before but what’s new is the consistency of this feeling. Not drinking has brought balance to my life I suppose. Feels

I’m in some serious pink cloud territory right now. Dare I say it, I’m happy. Obvs I’ve been happy before but what’s new is the consistency of this feeling. Not drinking has brought balance to my life I suppose. Feels

The thing that scares me most

I want to be a better person but I think I may have left it too late.  I keep coming back to this idea in my head. It is ‘the thing that scares me most’ right now. I think it

The thing that scares me most

I want to be a better person but I think I may have left it too late.  I keep coming back to this idea in my head. It is ‘the thing that scares me most’ right now. I think it

Letting go of expectations

Another disappointment in the world of work. Another interview for a job I didn’t get. Luckily the really interesting project I am currently working on has extended for 6 more months but it is temporary and doesn’t allow me to get back

Letting go of expectations

Another disappointment in the world of work. Another interview for a job I didn’t get. Luckily the really interesting project I am currently working on has extended for 6 more months but it is temporary and doesn’t allow me to get back

Working sober

I’ve got a temporary job back in the field I used to work in. It’s been perfect for me. A project doing something I know a lot about with very little supervision necessary or given, decent pay and some accommodation thrown

Working sober

I’ve got a temporary job back in the field I used to work in. It’s been perfect for me. A project doing something I know a lot about with very little supervision necessary or given, decent pay and some accommodation thrown

Heaven Adores You – Elliott Smith

I finally downloaded the Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You that has been doing the rounds at film festivals and the like. It’s pretty good. Some footage that I had not seen before and a few early versions of songs

Heaven Adores You – Elliott Smith

I finally downloaded the Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You that has been doing the rounds at film festivals and the like. It’s pretty good. Some footage that I had not seen before and a few early versions of songs

Sufjan Stevens – Carrie and Lowell

I’m rocking new albums by Sufjan Stevens and Wilco this week along with the Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You. It all feels so 2005. I’ve given most ear time this week to Sufjan though. Carrie and Lowell is an album

Sufjan Stevens – Carrie and Lowell

I’m rocking new albums by Sufjan Stevens and Wilco this week along with the Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You. It all feels so 2005. I’ve given most ear time this week to Sufjan though. Carrie and Lowell is an album

18 months

18 months today. I was hoping to have reached a point in my sobriety where I could say with some degree of confidence ‘okay, that’s done’ and then be able to move on. I have certainly arrived at a place

18 months

18 months today. I was hoping to have reached a point in my sobriety where I could say with some degree of confidence ‘okay, that’s done’ and then be able to move on. I have certainly arrived at a place

Day 500

Wow, who’d have thought it. Not me 501 days ago that’s for sure. I couldn’t stay sober for more than two days for decades. Ironically today I checked in to a nice Italian apartment hotel where the owner had a

Day 500

Wow, who’d have thought it. Not me 501 days ago that’s for sure. I couldn’t stay sober for more than two days for decades. Ironically today I checked in to a nice Italian apartment hotel where the owner had a

Sober conferencing

I’m going to a conference in Boston next week that attracts nearly 10,000 people from around the world. There is an ocean of free booze readily available at nearly all hours. I used to go every year and LOVE it.

Sober conferencing

I’m going to a conference in Boston next week that attracts nearly 10,000 people from around the world. There is an ocean of free booze readily available at nearly all hours. I used to go every year and LOVE it.