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November 2021

Antibiotic Overuse

Bay Cluster Network with Reem El-Sharkawi

November sees the celebration of world Antimicrobial awareness week (18th-24th November). This week is celebrated annually and aims to increase awareness of the global pandemic of antimicrobial resistance. The campaign encourages best practices among health care professionals, the general public

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November 2021

The Book Department with Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we take a nostalgic railway journey down ‘memory line’, discover the truth behind the Frankenstein myth, meet the maths genius who invented the modern world, go behind the scenes of the deepfake, and visit two Big Apples either side of the Atlantic.

Book of the month ‘Railways: A History in Drawings’ by Christopher Valkoinen, published by Thames & Hudson, £50.00, hb If you’re from Swansea and you’re interested in the history of the railway, and you’re sent a book to review covering

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November 2021

Bali and the temple journey of doom

Tucked away in the vast expanse of Indonesia's 17,000 islands, Bali is one of those places that's on everyone's bucket list, even if we're not exactly sure why. Bay's Nick Smith hires a car to tour the island and comes face-to-face with an altogether unexpected adventure

Tucked away in the vast expanse of Indonesia’s 17,000 islands, Bali is one of those places that’s on everyone’s bucket list, even if we’re not exactly sure why. Bay’s Nick Smith hires a car to tour the island and comes

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November 2021

November Wines

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne from Wine for Life Learning

November is here. It’s the pre-Christmas season and the anticipation is palpable. We’ve got a luxurious line-up featuring a savoury Fino Sherry En Rama, a terrifically tasty sparkling, a richly textured white and a boldly brazen red to begin the

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November 2021

Dune

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

For a long time, Dune has been considered one of those unadaptable novels, too intricate and dense with jargon and detail to work as a film, not that it’s stopped people from trying. Alejandro Jodorowsky tried in the ’70s but

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November 2021

Taliesin returns

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

Slowly but surely, the world – or the arts world, at least – has returned to some kind of normality, and the Taliesin Arts Centre is the latest of Swansea’s much-missed auditoriums to once more throw open its doors to

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November 2021

Is there anybody there?

Local writer, Joss Davies got in touch to share here experiences with mediums. Fake or genuine? You decide.

Like most people, I enjoyed watching films about the afterlife, but I didn’t take them seriously. J.K Rowling’s favourite film, A Matter of Life and Death, might make for riveting cinema with its story of an airman who unwittingly cheats

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