Chefs and Booze.
My name is Jonathan, I am an alcoholic.
Even now, 12 years sober, part of me is hesitant to share this publicly. Even now, so long after facing my demons, I feel shame and self-conscious writing about this.
So why am I doing it?
Here is why..
For as long as I can remember, drink played a huge part in my life. Everywhere I looked, adults were drinking, at family occasions, after mass, Italia 90. I remember the laughter, and never realised there was anything wrong with this behaviour.
When I started working in the local pub as a kitchen porter on my 15th birthday, I was intrigued ...