Macclesfield Express - - LEISURE - ANDY CRONSHAW

A SCHOOL night on a Tues­day may not be the best night of the week for a ro­man­tic Valen­tine’s food and wine ex­pe­ri­ence.

But it may present too much of an invit­ing prospect for me and my wife to wres­tle off the con­straints of the usual al­co­hol ban which we now im­pose on the first two or three days of the week.

Rules, af­ter all, are made for break­ing and there is no rule more joy­ously dis­obeyed than an in­sis­tence on tem­per­ance.

If I am go­ing to ig­nore what is es­sen­tially a health in­sur­ance pre­mium paid by ab­sti­nence, I’d bet­ter make it worth­while – with­out trans­gress­ing be­yond the bounds of good de­ci­sion mak­ing

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