Articles

May 2015

DIG IT – May

 with Fulke Andel

DIG IT  Gardening Advice for the NEW (and not so new) gardener Crumbs, we’ve had a mild winter and a really warm start to the season. The runner bean ‘tubers’ I’ve been storing in the garage started sprouting back in

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May 2015

Culinary Causerie – May

with Lesley Williams

A Second Slice I mentioned last month that there are certain restaurants that I like to reserve for special occasions only. So it was with great excitement that I had the opportunity to visit Slice in Eversley Road again –

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May 2015

“The Man Club” – May

With Charles Fewcott 

CHARLES FENCOTT of 57 BARBERS in Vivian Road, Sketty knows a thing or two about male grooming. Why not pop in to see him and experience a traditional cut-throat close shave? Rediscovering the barber shop  “The Man Club” As well

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May 2015

BAY Fashion – May

with Chantele Cross-Jones

Swimwear for your shape There can be few women who enjoy exposing the parts of their bodies that for most of the year are well hidden from public view. For most of us, finding the perfect swimsuit is nigh on

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May 2015

BAY Music – May

with Badger. Listen out for Badger & Emma presenters of the breakfast show on The Wave 96.4 fm  

RATHER FITTINGLY, BADGER’S ALBUM RECOMMENDATION FOR THIS ISSUE IS BY JAMES BAY – IT’S GOT TO BE GOOD, HASN’T IT? James Bay The Chaos and the Calm “My music is about both ends of the spectrum – the solo troubadour’s quiet

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May 2015

Garden Birdwatch – May

with Amanda Skull

Bird of the month: Chaffinch Welcome to this month’s Bird Watch. I’m one of two volunteer Ambassadors for the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) Garden BirdWatch Scheme in South Wales. Each month I introduce you to a bird or other

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April 2015

BAY Food & Drink

Cooking with Tatiana Bento – Marmalade Cookery School

Dreams Of India  Part 2 IF YOU READ TheBAY REGULARLY, AND FOLLOW THE MARMALADE COOKERY SCHOOL RECIPES, YOU’LL KNOW WE HAD A LITTLE ATTACK OF NOSTALGIA LAST MONTH AND SHARED A RECIPE WE LEARNT IN INDIA. The recipe we shared

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April 2015

Keeping English Easy

with Sarla Langdon

Mind your language Every so often the question of reforming English spelling and grammar rears its ugly head. Renowned playwright and essayist George Bernard Shaw was so intent on spelling reform that he actually offered a prize for any creator

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April 2015

BAY Food & Drink

Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe with Rachel Jamison

Vegan chocolate and peanut butter banana bread (optional gluten free) RACHEL JAMISON OF NUTRI BALANCE SWANSEA IS A NUTRITIONIST WITH OVER 10 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE. THIS MONTH SHE SHARES HER RECIPE FOR CHOCOLATY BANANA BREAD, THAT PROVES THAT HEALTHY EATING DOESN’T HAVE

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April 2015

BAY Travel

With Liz Barry

LAKE TITICACA  PERU PART II All photographs by Liz Last month LIZ visited Machu Picchu in Peru. This month  she continues her travels to Lake Titicaca and discovers its floating islands. Lake Titicaca is world renowned as the area where

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April 2015

BAY Motors

 with Liam Bird

THE ALL-NEW AUDI TT Teutonic Tendencies How does that saying go? You know, the one about the perfect world? Isn’t it something along the lines of the chefs would be French, the lovers would be Italian, the British would make

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April 2015

BAY Home & Garden

Zoologist, Dr Isabella Brey’s insect of the month is the beautiful beetle...the ladybird

Ladybirds gorgeous killer cannibals This month, ladybirds are out and about again after having spent almost six months in hibernation hidden under bark, among leaf litter, or sometimes even in houses. Ladybirds are named after the Virgin Mary (‘Our Lady’),

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BAY Hotel Review

With Lesley Williams

Heronston Hotel and Spa Bridgend In pursuit of happiness Friday 20th March will be memorable to me for several reasons. Firstly, we had the opportunity to view the first partial solar eclipse of this century, secondly it was International Day

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April 2015

BAY Health & Wellbeing

With The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Dandelion: Taraxacum officinale A bright and cheerful weed, the dandelion gets its name from the French ‘Dent de lion’ – meaning ‘lion’s tooth’, referring to the jagged edges of its leaves. The Latin ‘Taraxacum’ comes from the Greek word ‘Taraxos’

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April 2015

The Aging Athlete

by Tim Wright at Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

The Aging Athlete As the days grow longer and the temperature warms up (a bit), it’s time to start thinking about getting fit for the summer months. If you’re getting on a bit you may be weighing up exercising versus

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