Guitars Save Lives

Guitars Save Lives The brilliant New Note Orchestra are appearing at Komedia, Brighton, Sunday 30th September alongside the legendary Herbie Flowers and the awesome The Sweet & Lowdown as special guests. Dr Jon Stewart from Sleeper will be joining them,...

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Alcohol Companion, by Phil Cain

Alcohol Companion, by Phil Cain Sometimes it’s difficult to cut through the hard feelings and strongly held views around alcohol and alcoholism. Phil Cain is a science journalist who was born in Manchester, a city with a strong tradition of...

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Stopping drinking in 2017 podcast

Giving up Alcohol in 2017 Happy new year 2017 to anyone reading this today, but especially those who have found this page as they want help stopping drinking. This podcast is with Jon, who has many years of sobriety and...

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Atheism in Alcoholics Anonymous, with Bob K.

Bob K lives in Ontario, Canada, and has been sober in AA for 25 years.  He is a well-known AA historian and published author.  His book "Key Players in AA History" is a revealing account of the true stories...

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“Bob K. on AA’s Past, Present and Future”

I was sent this link by Jon https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com who has done many podcasts with me over the past year or so. He listened to this podcast at AABeyondbelief.com which he recommended to me. I found it very interesting and will read the...

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Some other good Podcasts

Podcast on Radiolab I just thought I would mention a coupe of podcasts by other people that I feel are worth listening to. The first is called The Fix and is on Radiolab. They describe the podcast as:This episode we...

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Podcast on Observer piece comments.

This week we have decided to reflect on the piece in the Observer about Jon Stewart. The piece got over 650 comments and was one of the most popular pieces of the week in the paper. It is quite...

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Podcast about Changing Attitudes To Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is by far the largest support group for alcoholics in the world and most people who need help to beat alcoholism do attend it at least for a while. AA and the 12 step world has a...

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Jon Sleeper and Monica Richardson

Here is a quick post to mention that Jon Sleeper who often comments here and has his own blog about why he left AA, after being a staunch 12 step stalwart after over a decade of membership, will be...

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Podcast with Jon about AA

One of the great things about having this blog is that I have met many people who have managed to move on from the 12 step world, yet who still have a great recovery and have not relapsed, which...

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