The Sussexes are going to Manchester as they spend the week in UK and Germany for their pet foundations
William and his significant other Kate won’t visit with Harry and Meghan while they are in the UK this week
The couples are both supposed to be as of now remaining in Windsor cabins found 380 feet separated
The Duke of Cambridge allegedly feels he ‘can’t confide in Harry not to rehash their conversations’
Harry and Meghan additionally allegedly declined Prince Charles’ encouragement to remain at his home at Balmoral domains
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been obliged to utilize a confidential security group to safeguard them in Manchester today as they start their European visit with the Duchess of Sussex giving her most memorable discourse to a British group since Megxit – on orientation balance.
It is the Sussexes’ most memorable public appearance in the UK since returning for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June as Harry’s fight in court with the Home Office thunders on after they were denied every minute of every day citizen financed outfitted police protectors when they visit Britain.
The couple’s choice to use something like two confidential security firms and canine groups to shape a ring of steel around Bridgewater Hall comes only days after Meghan told The Cut magazine it requires ‘a ton of work’ to excuse and implied that she can ‘say anything’ in what has been deciphered as a subtle provocation to the Royal Family.
They are going to Manchester on Monday for the kickoff of the One Young World highest point, an occasion which unites youthful pioneers from in excess of 190 nations and where Meghan, 41, is because of give a discourse on orientation fairness at its initial service.
The region outside the 2,300-seat setting will be gotten free from the public 90 minutes before the couple show up after 6pm, it has been accounted for.
Meghan, an instructor for the One Young World, will give the feature address at the initial service tonight. The pair will likewise meet a gathering of highest point delegates accomplishing
‘extraordinary work on orientation correspondence’,
the association said.
It is perceived the couple and occasion coordinators have organized security after Harry was informed he was not generally qualified for citizen subsidized official furnished police protectors.
A representative for Greater Manchester Police affirmed its officials were not involved, adding that security for the occasion had been
Harry is suing the Home Office, guaranteeing that the evacuation of his citizen financed equipped police insurance protectors since they quit as cutting edge royals is ‘uncalled for’, ‘unlawful’ and endangers his loved ones.
Next stop is Germany for the Invictus Games Dusseldorf 2023 One Year To Go occasion which is occurring on Tuesday, before they return to the UK for the WellChild Awards in London where Harry will convey a discourse on Thursday.
The Sussexes will go to the North-West today in the wake of going through the night not exactly a portion of a mile from William, Kate and their three kids in Windsor – yet the families are not supposed to meet in a choice that underlines the profound break between the two siblings.
The couple likewise declined an ‘open greeting’ to remain with Prince Charles at his Scottish occasion house on the Balmoral domain. The Prince of Wales told several they were ‘consistently wanted’ at his home in front of their outing to the UK, castle sources affirmed.
Today it arose that Prince William has ‘no designs’ to see his more youthful sibling Prince Harry until after the California-based imperial deliveries his sensation diary this colder time of year, despite the fact that the pair are presently remaining around 380ft separated, straight from one point to the other, from one another in Windsor.
William, 40, and his significant other, Kate Middleton, are supposed to keep away from contact with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex until they understand what two or three intends to unveil in their Netflix narrative and Harry’s approaching book.
‘They have lost their possibility being trusted as the opportunity is they will record any discussion and use it against them,’
Royal biographer Angela Levin told The Sun.
Levin claimed William doesn’t have confidence that Harry, 37, won’t rehash their discussions. The creator said William’s reluctance to associate with the Sussexes is their
‘own problem for immensely misrepresenting and being discourteous.’
Harry and Meghan, 41, are accepted to have shown up at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor on Saturday in front of their European visit. The property is found only 380 feet from the Cambridges’ new four-room Adelaide Cottage, where William and Kate enjoyed the end of the week with their kids.
The insiders let The Mirror know that Charles had thought the Sussexes remaining with Prince Charles would be a ‘decent chance for everybody to assess the situation and unwind.’
‘In any case, the greeting was declined, as it has been previously,’
the source said, adding that Charles hasn’t ‘faltered’ on his endeavors to have a relationship with his child
‘regardless of the assaults which appear to be accompanying expanded life.’
Where will Harry and Meghan visit on their European visit?
Monday, 5 September: One Young World 2022 Manchester Summit
The Sussexes are venturing out to Manchester on Monday where Meghan, 41, is because of give a discourse on orientation balance. The highest point unites youthful pioneers from in excess of 190 nations.
The region around Bridgewater Hall, which is facilitating the highest point, will be cleared for an hour and a half in front of the couple’s appearance, The Times reports.
In any case, Harry and Meghan have asked private security firms to give a ‘ring of steel’ in Manchester for their appearance at the gathering.
The occasion runs from 6pm to 8pm.
Tuesday, 6 September: Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023
After Monday’s excursion to Manchester, the Sussexes will make a trip to Dusseldorf on Tuesday to stamp a year prior to Harry’s next Invictus Games.
Harry recently reported the 6th games would be held in September 2023. He and Meghan went to the 2022 Invictus Games last April in the Netherlands.
Wednesday, 9 September
The Sussexes have no authority anticipates Wednesday. They have not said whether they expect to visit with the Queen who is at Balmoral in Scotland.
Thursday, 8 September: WellChild Awards
The couple will get back to Britain for the WellChild Awards function in London on Thursday, where Harry will convey a discourse.
The WellChild Awards hopes to
‘commend the motivational characteristics of the UK’s truly sick kids and youngsters, alongside the individuals who exceed everyone’s expectations to have an effect on their lives.’
Prince William and Kate Middleton reportedly ‘travelled light’ to their new estate and did not require a pricey refurbishment or new furniture and fittings.
Adelaide Cottage was built for Queen Adelaide in 1831 and is nestled just a 10-minute walk from Windsor Castle in the private Home Park.
They moved to the four-bed cottage to be closer to their children’s new school in Ascot – with a school run of just nine-miles – when term starts this week.
William and Kate are seeking a life in the country away from the ‘goldfish bowl’ of their official residence Kensington Palace in London in a bid to put their children first and give them more freedom.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reportedly want to be normal ‘school gate parents’ and their children’s school uniforms have already been purchased.
Also moving with the family-of-five was beloved pet cocker spaniel Orla.
The family will have not be joined by their live-in nanny Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo will live away from the family for the first time, as will other staff including the housekeeper and the chef.
Prince William and Kate Middleton and their family reportedly ‘travelled light’ to their new home Adelaide Cottage (pictured above in 2013) and did not require a pricey refurbishment
William and Kate’s move was in stark contrast to Prince Harry and Meghan’s move to Frogmore Cottage in April 2018, when they spent £2.4million on a refurbishment.
They carried out extensive works on their new home, a wedding present from the Queen, which included turning small houses into a ten-bed home and completely refitting the gas and water mains.
They also had a complete redecoration of the Grade II listed property including installing trendy new bathrooms, bedrooms and a kitchen which reportedly had a
The two cottages are located half a mile apart from one another.
Harry and Meghan are in the UK this week for two charity events. The couple are travelling to Manchester on Monday where Meghan is due to give a speech on gender equality.
The couple has asked private security firms to provide a ‘ring of steel’ in Manchester for their appearance at the One Young World young leaders’ forum, amid a row over who pays for their protection on UK soil.
‘One would have thought if such concerns existed, the best place to be would be next to the family, but there you go,’
the palace insider said of their alleged safety worries.
Two different dog teams were seen at the venue on Sunday including one from private firm Global Support Services, which provides protection dogs, specialist detection dogs, close protection and other security services.
The couple’s trip comes amid Harry’s ongoing legal battle with the Government over his security when in the UK. He launched legal action after he was told he would no longer be given the ‘same degree’ of personal protection after stepping back from the Royal Family in 2020.
He said he did not feel safe under current security arrangements bringing his family here and has offered to pay for British police to act as bodyguards himself. Last month, he won a bid to bring a High Court claim against the Home Office.
Meghan and Harry are understood to have arrived in the UK on Saturday and stayed at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor despite insiders alleging they were invited to stay with Charles.
Neither representatives for Prince Charles or the Sussexes immediately responded to Mail Online’s request for comment.
The Prince of Wales, who was pictured arriving alone at church in Balmoral on Sunday morning, is said to have been wounded by the words and actions of his son and daughter-in-law and is likely fearing further attacks this week.
A friend of the prince said Charles was
‘completely bewildered about why his son, whom he loves deeply, feels this is the way to go about managing family relationships’.
Insiders say the 73-year-old ‘loves and misses’ Harry, Meghan and his grandchildren, Archie and Lilibet, and feels particularly hurt after spending time with them during the Platinum Jubilee in June.
Charles is thought to have seen their time together as a ‘minor act of reparation’ after the Sussex’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2021 which saw Harry say he felt ‘really let down’ by his father.
Meantime, the Queen is said to be keeping calm and carrying on, but a source told The Sunday Times she did not want to be ‘on tenterhooks’ all the time waiting for the ‘next nuclear bomb’ from the Sussexes.
Another Palace source told the newspaper:
‘Ultimately, they are bashing the institution that has put them in the position they’re in – the longevity of that strategy is not sustainable.’
Harry and Meghan have taken part in several interviews since their departure from royal life, including their controversial sit-down with Oprah during which they accused the Royal Family of racism and said the institution failed to help a suicidal Meghan.
Tensions were raised further last week after an interview which saw Meghan suggest the Sussexes had been forced to move across the Atlantic because
‘by existing, we were upsetting the dynamic of the hierarchy’.
Speaking to US magazine The Cut, she also claimed her husband had ‘lost’ his father, with sources close to the couple saying this wasn’t a reference to Prince Charles, but her estrangement with her own father.
Royal insiders have branded the interview, which also saw Meghan compare herself to Nelson Mandela, as ‘delusional’ and have expressed concerns about the impact of their comments on the Queen.
One said that the Queen, who is now 96 and has pulled out of a string of public events in recent months amid ongoing fears for her health, does not
‘want to be on tenterhooks’ and constantly waiting for the ‘next nuclear bomb’.
The Cambridges’ new home Adelaide Cottage is a pretty Grade II listed four-bedroom home nestled in Windsor’s Home Park.
It was once home to Princess Margaret’s lover Peter Townsend, who lived in the grace and favour property in the 1940s with his first wife Rosemary to be on hand for the king in his role as equerry.
Princess Elizabeth, now the Queen, her mother Queen Elizabeth and her sister Margaret, as a teenager before the romance began, would regularly take tea in the gardens of the cottage with the Townsends and their two young sons. Margaret’s love affair rocked the Establishment, but she put duty before desire when she called off plans to marry divorced Townsend in 1955.
Relocating to Adelaide Cottage means William, Kate, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis are just 10 minutes’ walk south east from ‘Gan Gan’ the Queen at Windsor Castle. Even closer is Frogmore Cottage, which the Duke and Duchess of Sussex use when visiting the UK, although the brothers’ long-running fallout makes it unlikely they will be socialising together any time soon.
The property was rebuilt more than 190 years ago as a cottage orne, or decorated cottage, for Queen Adelaide, the wife of William IV, to be used as a summer retreat. It was built in 1831 on the site of the old Head Keeper’s Lodge on the North Slopes of Home Park.
According to Historic England, the public body which cares for England’s historic buildings and places, Adelaide Cottage is a ‘picturesque’ two-storey stucco-faced dwelling with casement windows, and elaborate pierced bargeboards edging the roof.
The principal bedroom has a coved ceiling decorated with gilded dolphins and rope ornament reused from the 19th century royal yacht Royal George, and a good marble Graeco-Egyptian fireplace.
The south entrance is flanked by paired diagonally set chimneys with stepped bases, and the house has a porte-cochere, a canopied entrance to provide shelter. There is a verandah with bargeboard eaves on the east side.
Its four-bedrooms mean that for the first time since she joined the family, William and Kate’s full-time nanny Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo will live elsewhere, as will other staff including the housekeeper and the chef, giving the Cambridges more privacy.
The location offers the family easy access to the private 655-acre Home Park and the historic royal estate’s network of drives, gardens, farms, nearby trout stream, Frogmore House and Royal Mausoleum, and Queen Victoria’s Walk flanked by cedars. Other benefits include neighbouring Windsor Great Park, which spans more than 5,000 acres, with its Long Walk leading up to Windsor Castle, deer park and woodland trails in the Valley Gardens.
The property, previously known as Adelaide Lodge, was constructed by Sir Jeffry Wyatville using materials from John Nash’s Royal Lodge built for the indulgent Prince Regent. Its entrance bears the initials AR (Adelaide Regina) and the date of 1831. It sits next to another property called Adelaide Lodge, which is empty and inhabitable due to problems with it not being underpinned.
Queen Victoria often visited the cottage for breakfast or tea, according to the Royal Collection Trust. Her beloved King Charles spaniel Dash, whom she would dress in a scarlet jacket and blue trousers, was buried there after his death in 1840.
He was honoured with an effusive inscription on his grave reading:
‘Here lies Dash, The favourite spaniel of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, In his 10th year, His attachment was without selfishness, His playfulness without malice, His fidelity without deceit, Reader, If you would be beloved and die regretted, Profit by the example of Dash.’
The contents of the tell-all memoir still remain a mystery, including to the Royal family who will get to read the book at the same time as the public.
Sources close to the Prince of Wales reportedly told The Telegraph last month that he had hoped his team would have been sent a copy of the book ahead of its publication. However, they claim neither he nor the Duke of Cambridge – or their attorneys – have received specifics about the book.
Harry spent time researching the life and death of his mother, Princess Diana, while writing the time. Some fear he may express an angry narrative towards his stepmother Camilla.
Little is also known about Harry and Meghan’s Netflix documentary, which the pair are currently filming. Though Meghan has hinted that the film could focus on their
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s production company, Archewell Productions, signed a reported $100million deal with the streaming giant in 2020 but there has yet to be a release.
A documentary series about the Invictus Games has been confirmed. Meghan’s planned animated children’s series was scrapped as part of wider Netflix cutbacks.
It had previously been rumoured that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were planning a fly-on-the-wall documentary series, in the style of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
Meghan has also revealed she was writing a daily journal before she and Harry stepped down as working royals. Some fears she too may publish a book with
‘more bombshell revelations’.
The California-based royal said in her interview with The Cut that she was packing up ‘personal matters’ from Frogmore Cottage in June when she came across the diary.
Meghan told the interviewer:
‘You go back and you open drawers and you’re like, Oh my gosh. This is what I was writing in my journal there?’
Her remark sparked fears that the discovery of the diary will ‘trigger warning signals’ for the Royal Family.
After Monday’s trip to Manchester, the Sussexes will travel to Dusseldorf on Tuesday to mark a year before Harry’s next Invictus Games.
They will return to Britain for the WellChild Awards ceremony in London on Thursday, where Harry will deliver a speech.
As well as a huge security operation, media access has also been severely curtailed to the events in the UK, with only hand-picked journalists able to cover them.
The Queen is in Balmoral in Scotland, where she is due to meet the new prime minister on Tuesday.
The Sussexes have no official plans on Wednesday, meaning they have time to see the Queen, but royal sources say this is unlikely to happen as she has a busy week.
A friend of Charles told the Sunday Times that the Prince of Wales continues to be hurt by the public proclamations not only about the royal family, but about himself personally.
The friend says: ‘For two years, there has been a steady stream of really challenging things said about a man who cannot [publicly] defend himself by a couple he obviously loves and misses.
‘That is incredibly difficult on a personal level. He is completely bewildered by why his son, whom he loves deeply, feels this is the way to go about managing family relationships.’
Sources close to Prince William say he is less concerned by the jibes than his father, with one saying:
‘he’s not really spending much time thinking about it’.
A new rift was opened between the Sussexes and the rest of the Royal Family following Meghan’s interview with The Cut last week.
Coinciding with the launch of her new Spotify podcast, the Duchess of Sussex claimed she had been compared to South African hero Nelson Mandela and claimed Harry had ‘lost’ his father Charles during Megxit.
In her wide-ranging interview with The Cut, running to more than 6,000 words, Meghan said that ‘just by existing’ she and Harry were ‘upsetting the dynamic of the hierarchy’ before they stepped down as senior working royals.
She also she said it takes ‘a lot of effort’ to forgive and hinted that she can ‘say anything’ after not signing any confidentiality agreements with the royals.
Sources in royal circles have since hit back at the couple, branding their tirades against life as working royals ‘delusional’ and ‘tragic’ – and sensationally suggesting that they ‘rail against the system as much as they still do’ even after Megxit to sustain public and therefore commercial interest in their ‘brand’.
The couple’s actions also seemingly contradict the public statement they released in January 2020, after reaching a deal with the Queen to leave the royal life, in which they pledged that
‘everything they do will continue to uphold the values of Her Majesty’.
At the so-called ‘Sandringham Summit’, Harry gave up his military appointments and their public funding was halted, allowing them go to the United States where they have signed multi-million pound deals with the likes of Spotify and Netflix.
Regardless, the Queen has repeatedly said the Sussexes remain ‘much-loved’ by the royal family. But one source told the Sunday Times: ‘It is hard to see how what they’re doing would equate to the values of the Queen, who has never encouraged people to discuss deeply personal family relationships in public.’
‘Everyone in South Africa has heard of you’
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the star-studded premiere of the Disney remake in July 2019, rubbing shoulders with A-listers including Beyoncé and Jay-Z.
‘I just had Archie. It was such a cruel chapter. I was scared to go out,’
she said in an interview, alleging a cast member from South Africa had pulled her aside.
‘He looked at me, and he’s just like light. He said ‘I just need you to know: When you married into this family, we rejoiced in the streets the same we did when Mandela was freed from prison’.’
The Duchess of Sussex did not name the cast member. However, an actor who says he’s the only South African in Lion King live action film claims he actually never met Meghan.
Dr John Kani told Mail Online earlier this week he believes the Duchess of Sussex made ‘a faux pas’ after she used her interview to imply her 2018 royal wedding sparked celebrations in South Africa reminiscent of the release of his friend Madiba, the legendary anti-apartheid leader.
He said Mr Mandela’s walk to freedom after 27 years was a ‘landmark moment’ while her marriage to Prince Harry was ‘no big deal’ in South Africa, adding that the two events ‘cannot be spoken in the same breath’ and ‘you can’t really say where you were when Meghan married Harry’.
But Dr Kani, a veteran of the Royal Shakespeare Company who voiced the mandrill shaman Rafiki, told MailOnline that he was the only South African in the Disney movie, has never met Meghan and was not at the UK premiere.
He said the only other South African who was involved was Lebo M, a composer who together with Hans Zimmer was responsible for the music for The Lion King. But Lebo M was not in the cast.
The article also heard from Harry who suggested some members of the Royal Family ‘aren’t able to work and live together’, while Meghan revealed that her husband told her that he had ‘lost’ his father Prince Charles.
Meghan told The Cut magazine: ‘Harry said to me,
‘I lost my dad in this process.’ It doesn’t have to be the same for them as it was for me, but that’s his decision.’
However allies of the couple later clarified that the duchess had actually been referring to the breakdown of her relationship with her own father.
Meghan’s unofficial spokesman Omid Scobie wrote on social media:
‘I understand that Prince Harry is actually referring to Meghan’s loss of her own father, and Meghan is saying she doesn’t want Harry to lose his.’
A source close to Prince Charles said last week he would be saddened if Harry felt their relationship was lost, adding:
‘The Prince of Wales loves both his sons.’
Asked about the confusion regarding Meghan’s comment, The Cut declined to comment.
A source added:
‘This line is a direct quote from Meghan’s interview with Allison, and as a general rule, we don’t comment or speculate on sources’ intent outside of the text of the story.’
Meghan said she and Harry felt they had to leave Britain because of negative media coverage, including of their £2.4million refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage in Windsor.
Poor Meghan. That’s what we’re supposed to say, isn’t it? Back in the UK this week, one wonders which sympathy card she’ll play next. After all, every interview she gives centres on the ‘woe is me’ mantra.
Clutch your ethically-sourced pearls and reach for the tissues while she sits in her multi-million pound house, surrounded by staff and security. How does she get through the day?
In all seriousness, I do wonder if she can really believe she’s so hard done by and that the average person on the street would have any sympathy?
Can she really be so insulated against the plight of ordinary people that she doesn’t think she’s coming across as phenomenally out of touch and self-obsessed?
I’m sure she’s had struggles in her life, just as everyone has. I don’t doubt that marrying into the Royal Family was a big culture shock, especially if you thought it mostly entailed swanning around a palace and putting on pretty frocks for film premieres when the reality is more cutting ribbons at a new sewage processing plant in Stevenage.
But most people would keep this to themselves. It’s not a trauma by most people’s standards. The awful truth is that Harry really has had a trauma; losing your mother at such a tender age is dreadful.
So why is Meghan ‘constantly looking back at how awful it was to briefly be a royal’, as one source who knows the Sussexes was quoted as saying this weekend?
It helps no one to be a prisoner to their past. That’s not to say we have to just sweep what’s happened to us under the carpet. Far from it. But there does come a point where if you don’t learn to move on, it starts to define you.
At some stage, you have to let the past go, or at least build on it to stop it festering and consuming you.
But with Meghan, I think there’s something profound going on here, something I’ve seen with some of my patients.
A few years ago I worked for a charity and in order to fund this I worked a few days a week in a private clinic. Many of my patients were eye-wateringly wealthy, with some even flying in on their private jets just for the appointment.
They had a life of unparalleled privilege. Yet as I talked to them, there were some who seemed to feel maligned and injured, slighted and upset. They were extraordinarily sensitive and at pains to paint themselves as the victim at nearly every opportunity they had.
It was quite bizarre and in sharp contrast to the poor, disenfranchised patients I saw at the charity, who seemed to just accept their lot, do the best they could and get on with things.
It took a while for me to realise that it was precisely their privilege and the pressure that this brought that made those wealthy patients so quick to play the victim card.
They had great privilege but, unless they also achieved great things, they would always been seen as a failure. Perversely, their privilege was like a millstone round their neck.
The problem was that no one had any sympathy for this. I would have people in their 20s and 30s who were children of the rich and famous trying to convince me they were one of life’s victims, rather than having been handed a golden ticket — through no real merit or talent of their own — that few could have imagined.
They had a toxic, noxious combination of self-entitlement and over-inflated self-esteem that resulted in a bitterness and bewilderment that not everything always went their way.
Rather than sucking this up as life, they used this as evidence that they were the real victims. And the key thing I realised was that the sense of victimhood was a perfect way of absolving themselves of life’s problems.
It meant they always had a ready-made excuse for why things were going wrong, or hadn’t worked out how they wanted. It was always someone else’s fault; there was always someone else to blame.
Of course, regardless of how rich, privileged and well-connected you are, life can feel an uphill battle at times.
But getting some perspective on things and realizing this is part of life’s tapestry is a key skill. I find it truly astonishing that someone as apparently bright and intelligent as Meghan seems to struggle to grasp this and, therefore, comes across as increasingly tone-deaf.
The Duchess of Sussex wants us to think that she’s the victim of all sorts of injustice that she’s gallantly battling against, when I’m afraid it just comes across as a self-indulgent, out‑of-touch whinge.
There’s been a trend recently of celebrities starting up wellness companies. It began with Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop. Kate Moss is the latest with Cosmoss.
While I’m all for people making healthy changes and appreciate that celebrities can influence people, it worries me that many are promoting unproven or questionable products.
The reality is these people are incredibly wealthy and live rarefied lives, and it’s this, rather than some magical remedy, that enables them to look so fabulous. They are selling a fantasy. With cooks, cleaners, drivers and assistants, they are insulated from the realities facing most people.
They don’t have to juggle family life and work like most people. Remember that when you hear them going on about miracle wellness products.
- Doctors warned last week about Britain’s ‘terrifying’ laughing gas epidemic after a rise in patients with ‘life-changing’ nerve damage and paralysis from using the drug. The gas — nitrous oxide — is the second most commonly used recreational drug in the UK, after cannabis. Where I live in central London the streets are strewn with the small shiny metal canisters the gas comes in. It’s incredibly popular with teens and gives a brief high when inhaled. But it can also cause breathing difficulties, a dangerously-increased heart rate and even death. We need to educate people about the risks. Part of the problem is that because it’s termed ‘laughing gas’, it’s assumed to be harmless. In fact, it’s a potent chemical and its use can have tragic consequences. It seems part of a generally quite confused and illogical view of the world held by Gen Z, who don’t drink alcohol because of health risks but blithely inhale laughing gas. Madness.
Traditionally it’s Sober October, but this year the buzz is Sober September. Many of us have over-indulged during the first proper summer after the pandemic, so it’s time for a reset after all those parties. And no, it’s not too late to give it a go!