From man’s sweat and God’s love, beer came into the world

I’m in The Field magazine this month, writing on the subject of saints of the countryside. As Christmas approaches we all find ourselves drawn into a more traditional way of life informed by religion, whether we like it or not. It is not just that we are brought together with our extended families, or that many non-believers will attend church as a nod to their ancestors. It is that, for the only real time of the year, our… Read on