Articles

They say if you can remember the 1960’s you weren’t there. So, if things for some of you are a little hazy, allow me to fill in a few of the gaps. I’ve concentrated mainly on 1963 for reasons which

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Marrakech for beginners

With Lesley Williams

Marrakech for beginners A visit to Marrakech in early spring avoids the heat and humidity usually associated with this jewel in Morocco’s crown. What I hadn’t bargained for was rain and unseasonably chilly weather, but it didn’t dampen our spirits

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Crab Masterclass

With Tatiana Bento of Marmalade Cookery School

CRAB MASTERCLASS With Tatiana Bento of Marmalade Cookery School All too often the instructions for preparing a fresh crab are brief and not detailed enough, and tell of scary things like “dead man’s fingers” that must be removed at all

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The Gower Kitchen Burger

Stuart Calder

Stuart Calder of The Gower Kitchen in Uplands brings you an exciting recipe for a veggie burger in addition to the original beefburger. Makes 1 1/2 Onion, finely sliced Olive Oil A splash of Gower Gold, or other strong ale

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Skydiving

By Robin D’Arcy

I’m not nervous, I’ve done this before, I’m definitely not nervous, I thought to myself as my eyes fixated on the altimeter strapped to the wrist of the instructor in front of me. 5,000 ft. Increasing numbers flashed across the

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The cherry blossom or Sakura is glorified throughout Japan as “the flower of flowers”symbolisingperfection. Viewing the blossom has been a Japanese custom since the 7th century when the aristocrats enjoyed observing the beautiful sakura and wrote poems about them.  Today

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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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