Saturday 25 November 2017

Declan Lynch: Thirty-one days at a time, Sweet Jesus, not just one

iLLUSTRATION BY jIM cOGAN
iLLUSTRATION BY jIM cOGAN
Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

Drink, being what it is, a baffling thing; for many of us, it seems much easier to give it up for a month than for a day.

One day at a time - that is all that is recommended even in Alcoholics Anonymous, yet we spurn that as being too extreme, preferring the 31 days at a time that is Dry January.

Thirty-one days - but definitely not 32.

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