166: Patrick Foster


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Patrick Foster is a former professional cricketer who was one of the rising stars of the scene in the late 2000s and played for Northamptonshire and Durham UCCE. After having his cricket contract ended he struggled with gambling leading to some very low moments.
After hitting rock bottom in 2018 Patrick has turned his life around and now works to raise awareness about gambling addictions. His is a truly inspirational story and in this very raw and open episode Patrick talks to Giles and Jim about falling into gambling, hitting rock bottom and how he managed to turn his life around.
PLUS extra chat with Patrick just for our Patrons over at patreon.com/blankpodcast
Buy Patrick's book Might Bite here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/might-bite/patrick-foster/will-macpherson/9781472992130
Massive thanks to our Patrons: Mary Catherine Byrnes, Victoria Nielsen, Manya Kay, Alex Williams, Joel Piveteau, Richard Astill, Samantha Beaton, Claudia McKelvey, John Holland, Katherine Keen, Lynn Robinson, It's Coming Home 2022, Alice Chrystall, Maddie Lightfoot, Alex Collis, Martin Grimm, Vicki, Julianna Williams.

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