‘Finding My Way’ – Original Gravity Magazine – Issue 21 – February 2019

It’s only when it breathes that I know for sure it’s going to live. Until then, I’m never quite convinced I’ve done enough. But the morning after brew day, as I walk downstairs and hear it wheezing into life, taking its first bubbling breaths through the airlock, I know. I wrap my arms around its belly to feel its warmth, and perhaps just the faint beginnings of a heartbeat, and right there, under the bright light of my kitchen, I know I have created life.

You can read my latest essay for Original Gravity Magazine – all about the transformative power of homebrewing – right here.

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