In this week’s podcast, we chat to radio and TV presenter Adrian Chiles about his new book “The Good Drinker – How I Learned to Love Drinking Less” which is very much in tune with the Thinking Drinkers’ mantra “Drink Less Drink Better” .
Amusing, insightful and compelling yet never preachy, Adrian’s book explores both the benefits and difficulties of drinking in moderation after years of seriously committed consumption.
Adrian didn’t think he had a drinking problem, until he realised he was regularly putting away 100 units of alcohol a week.
When specialists told him something had to change, he had a choice to make – stop drinking completely or cut right down.
He chose the latter and embarked on a fascinating quest to find the good drinker within…
Adrian Chiles is a writer, television and radio presenter and world-weary West Bromwich Albion fan.
He has been a presenter on BBC Radio 5 Live since the day it started in 1994 and his TV presenter work includes Working Lunch, Match of the Day 2 and The Apprentice: You’re Fired.
He recently released a documentary called “Drinkers Like Me”, in which he explored his relationship with alcohol and decided to cut down.
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