Any night out, particularly at this time of year, is a potential minefield for the non-drinker, whether you’re driving, pregnant, in recovery, as I am, or simply teetotal.
The Joy Of A Sober Christmas (December 2008)
For much of the population, Christmas has become a source of stress akin to the prospect of being taken to court, or undergoing major surgery. It looms like an awful, high-maintenance hydra, from which your only means of escape is booze.
She was 41 – and had never felt better. But one day, without warning, Tania Glyde became one of the hundreds of thousands of Britons who suffer from a stroke. This is her story.
The longest hangover: ‘My 23 years as an alcoholic’ (January 2008)
I woke up in a cold bath. My neck was stiff and hurting, but it soon became clear that I wasn’t dead. This wasn’t supposed to happen. On the third go, I thought I had assured my demise by drinking as much vodka and smoking as much heroin as I could manage, and then getting into a hot bath. This time was supposed to be IT.
The Golden Age Of Sex (Sept 2005)
Their bodies aren’t what they used to be, they’re in long-term relationships, and many of them have had a baby or two. So why are Britain’s over-40 women having more fun in bed than the rest of us? And what can we learn from them? Tania Glyde reveals all…