Winter 2015

Ever since a late Friday afternoon dash to the coast approximately three years ago I’ve had a bit of a soft-spot for Jaguar’s XF. The purpose of that particular journey was to meet up with the Welsh Group of Motoring

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Swansea, and in particular Langland Bay has a fantastic history of producing great surfers and this month I want to profile a young local lad who may just keep that tradition going for years to come. Bishopston Comprehensive pupil Oliver

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The Beauty of Burma

Travel with Liz Barry

Burma or Myanmar as it is officially known has recently seen a rise in the number of visitors after years of isolation from the outside world. This has been greatly influenced by the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu

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Sausage Making

a pastime for the patient.

Sausage making – a pastime for the patient. Sausages make an economical meal at a time when most people are trying to cut their weekly shopping bill. Sausage and mash, toad in the hole, sausage casserole and that great British

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Fall for New York

With Liz barry

New York, New York so good they named it twice. – Gerard Kenny 1978 Liz Barry paid a return visit to the Big Apple in October and discovered some of the new visitor attractions and memorials that have been created

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Frozen Shoulder

How to ease the big freeze

Louise is an Advanced Clinical and Sports massage therapist with 20 years’ experience. She holds flexibility training workshops and also holds the UK’s highest qualification in massage therapy (BTEC level 6) she only holder of this level in Wales. If

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage

A grand day out

Aston Martin V8 Vantage – a grand day out Liam Bird managed to keep control of his emotions when he spent a Saturday afternoon driving around North Wales in a new Aston Martin. And he found a novel way of

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Surfing the waves of life

By Louise Evans

When I write an article for publication, what usually happens is that I pick a topic, research around that topic and use my own knowledge, training and the research material to come up with a final piece. This month was

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Robin Darcy's African adventure

KILIMANJARO – Africa’s highest mountain Robin D’Arcy, Director at Bay Estate Agents seems to prefer heading for the hills when he has time off from his busy working life. Last year he followed the Inca trail to Machupicchu and this

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Escape to the country

A perfect bolt hole in West Wales

Marianne Pettifor, director of Frogmore Consulting in Sketty, has the perfect bolt hole in West Wales that she can escape to at a moment’s notice. If you had told me ten years ago that I would be the proud owner

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“Noddy’s been on the phone. He was wondering when he could have his car back”. “Couldn’t you afford the other roller-skate?” “Did someone boil-wash your Golf?” Oh ha-ha. They’re all examples of what passes for wit apparently. And they’ve all

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Graveyard Goulash

With Tatiana bento

As summer seems a far distant memory and the mornings turn crisp, one’s mind wanders to the warm colour and spicy flavours of autumn. October is the month for the humble pumpkin to shine. Growing to sometimes monstrous proportions, much

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October 2012

Travel with Liz barry

Spinalonga the Lepers Island

Many of you will have read Victoria Hislop’s bestselling novel “The Island” and I know that some of you have made the journey to Crete to discover its story for yourselves. Liz was drawn to do just that and investigate

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