Sarah Morgan regularly writes opinion columns on matters relating to day-to-day life. Her last article ran nationally for News Corp Rendezview section. The article looked at why Australians find it so offensive when someone decides not to drink. The column appeared across Herald Sun, Courier Mail, News.com.au and the Daily Telegraph. It also sparked discussions on the Today’s Show Mixed Grill and Channel 9 Chatroom section as part of their afternoon news bulletin. What do you think? Click here to read the story
It’s well-known that Australia has a strong drinking culture, which runs through every aspect of our lives.
Drinking is woven into the threads of our work life, social activities and often listed as a favourite hobby or way to relax — it’s un-Australian not to drink — but when did it get to the point we find the idea of someone choosing not drink so hard to swallow?