Articles

June 2019

Bring me sunshine!

With The Herbal Clinic Swansea

Sunshine makes most of us feel better. Long warm sunny days of late spring and summer spent relaxing outdoors bring on the urge to uncover the barbeque and get into holiday mode. But how much time do we actually spend

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June 2019

When Philippa Lowcock (right) contacted me regarding her reflexology practice Totem Reflexology within Sketty Therapies, I immediately thought – feet. How wrong I was. Reflexology is a complementary therapy which is based on the theory that different points on the

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June 2019

Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Beach Party How do you entertain 30+ children when you live in a tiny cottage? You throw your party on the beach, that’s how. Grandson’s 4th birthday party was looming, and we had to get creative – other children in his

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June 2019

The Written World

With Sarla Langdon

This month, each of the books selected presents new insights into familiar subjects from as literary an endeavour as choosing poems for a new anthology; as identifying the missing third ingredient in successful cooking, to a historian’s view of a

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June 2019

Testicular Cancer

Bay Cluster Network

June 10th – 16th represents Men’s Health Week so our focus this month is on testicular cancer. It is relatively rare accounting for just 1% of all cancers that occur in men and tends to mostly affect men between the

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June 2019

Fitting In

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

Do you ever feel like you are just not quite one of the crowd? Liz Hinds has felt like this at times in her life, so knows how dispiriting it can be to feel unloved and on the outside Three

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June 2019

Buzzing Bees

With Danielle Rouse

Now that the days are somewhat sunnier in Swansea, we are seeing a boom of bees seeking out pollen amongst the pretty flowers on verges and in gardens. But are you familiar with the types of bees we are likely

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June 2019

Pest of the month – WASP

With Mark Millar - Swansea Pest Control

In the UK you’re most likely to come across the Common Wasp (Vespula Vulgaris) and German Wasps (Vespula Germanica). Both species are yellow and black striped and have painful stings that can cause allergic reactions.  Queen wasps emerge and start

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