Category Archives: Alcohol

The proof that drinking will make me ugly

You may have seen my post a couple of days ago in which I expressed my concern about the new Scottish Government campaign aimed at getting women to reduce their alcohol consumption because too much wine makes them ugly. The intervening … Continue reading

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Alex Neil, don’t you dare tell me I’m not a pretty sight

The Scottish Government has launched a campaign today called “Drop a glass size”, aimed at women to get them to cut their alcohol consumption. The theory is sound enough. Wine glasses come in all shapes and sizes and, of course, … Continue reading

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>Is it wise to warn against alcohol consumption for under 15s

>I have a confession to make. I’ve been regularly consuming alcohol since I was probably 9 years old. And I don’t think it’s done me any harm at all. I’m not sure exactly when this started, but I’m guessing around … Continue reading

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>Children and Alcohol

>I’m quite saddened by the calls today to ban alcohol being given to children under 15. I was always allowed, in fact encouraged, to have a glass of wine with Sunday dinner. This has undoubtedly given me a rather expensive … Continue reading

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