I’m travelling to Manchester on a Virgin Cross Country service from Bristol Temple Meads. I don’t get to travel by train very often these days (and when I do, it’s usually by Great Western to London) so this is something of a novelty to me. 374 more words
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Saskatchewan’s late harvest is impacting many – from farmers to beer lovers.
Barley, a key ingredient in most beer, has suffered through wet weather during key periods for the past two or three years, according to Viv Jones, brewmaster with… 225 more words
Just like most folk a substantial proportion of my nineteenth century kindred worked the land, mainly in back-breaking drudgery, and pretty much until they dropped. Some managed to scratch a living on farms even into the twentieth century (perhaps even into this one, though I don’t know of any). 772 more words
An injunction has been granted after two Canadian brewing companies filed constitutional challenges over the Alberta government’s markup on out-of-province beer.
The markup was set to $1.25 per litre on Aug. 178 more words