This blog is about alcoholism with particular emphasis on the destructive behavior patterns exhibited by those alcoholics who have not yet reached the final, self-destructive stage. In other words, most of them
Monday, April 29, 2013
David Potts, Private Eye 'Socialite of the Year' and councillor who laid bare his alcoholism, dies aged 30
"In an interview he said he could sometimes consume up to 70 units of alcohol a day, downing a bottle of vodka before going to work as a financial investor.
"He would sip from a hip flask during the morning, then have up to eight gin and tonics at lunchtime.
"Mr Potts blamed only himself, saying in February: "I don't feel sorry for myself, I've brought this on myself. I am paying now for my addiction to alcohol.
""I'd warn other young people to take a lesson from my book. Alcoholism is ugly and pernicious.""