Between 9th November 2015 and 9th November 2016 I didn't touch a drop of alcohol. Not even vodka on my cornflakes. I did it for a number of reasons - health, charity, just to make sure I could - and actually really enjoyed it. Except for a few times when I didn't so much.
Anyway, I'm delighted to announce that my feature about the experience is in today's Sunday Times Magazine. Here's the standfirst:
"For those nearing the end of dry January, what is it like to go teetotal for a year? It was his ever more debilitating hangovers that convinced the author Mark Piggott, 50, to give it a try"
Here's a link to the article, though unless you're a subscriber you might have to get a hard copy.
By the way although the year is up, you can still donate to my Children in Need page here:
I'll match all donations up to the first £1,000.
Finally, if you are thinking of taking a year off, there's a fantastic support group on Facebook called One Year No Beer:
Right, I'm off to get my copy of the paper. And for a pint. Well, I did turn 50 yesterday. It'd be rude not to...