Articles

October 2015

Motoring

with Liam Bird

Suzuki Celerio HERE WE GO AGAIN WITH THE SILLY CAR NAMES – CELERIAC, CELERY, CELERIO. THE NAME MAY BE PECULIAR BUT ACCORDING TO LIAM BIRD IT’S GOT A LOT GOING FOR IT IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A BUDGET CAR. If

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October 2015

Classic Motors

with Ashley Lovering

Ford Consul Convertible Ashley’s classic car for October is the Ford Consul which was manufactured in the UK from 1951 to 1962 Dennis Rees of Swansea is a keen classic car enthusiast who owns two very nice old British made

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October 2015

BAY Legal Matters

CRAIG JENKINS OF GRAHAM EVANS AND PARTNERS LOOKS AT THE RISK THE ROAD POSES TO CYCLISTS

PEDAL POWER When former racing cyclist and Olympic gold medal winner Chris Boardman told the BBC last year that he would not allow his 8-year-old daughter to cycle on the road, the explanation he gave was simple, he said that

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October 2015

BAY Sport

With PHIL OWEN Swansea Uplands Rugby Club in Upper Killay

David v Goliath Rugby has always been a sport enjoyed by players of all shapes and sizes. This World Cup is no different and will see a rematch that trumps the first encounter of Lomu V Underwood in the1995 tournament

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September 2015

All things BOOKS

with Sarla Langdon

The Written World BEFORE TAKING A LOOK AT THE 2015 BOOKER PRIZE OFFERINGS, LET US ENJOY NOBEL LAUREATE TONI MORRISON’S IMPRESSIVE NEW OPUS: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison (Chatto & Windus £12.99) I have before me God Help

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September 2015

BAY Travel

BAY Travel with Simon Fry

Paris with all the fun of the fair SIMON FRY DISCOVERS A MARVELLOUS, MODERN HOTEL IN AN HISTORIC PARIS QUARTER JUST A STONE’S THROW AWAY FROM AN AMAZING FUN FAIR MUSEUM Whilst in Paris researching its amazing La Traversée vintage

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September 2015

BAYFilm reviews

BAYFilm reviews with Sofiane Ziad

The Cine Files Film review: Inside Out  Directors: Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen PIXAR RETURNS TO FORM WITH THIS EXPLO-RATION OF THE INNER WORKINGS OF OUR MINDS. Lurking in the minds of every human lie five fundamental emotions, according to

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September 2015

THE HOLY CITY

With FATHER ANDREW

FATHER ANDREW returns after a couple of month’s absence from TheBAY. He’s been sorely missed and we are delighted to welcome him back. Here he starts his account of a recent visit to the Holy Land A pilgrim’s diary: 1.

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September 2015

Death Certificates

with CHARLES WILSON-WATKINS, a researcher and family historian.

This month CHARLES looks at the information that can be obtained from a death certificate. If you need help in tracing your family history, do get in touch with CHARLES, he’d be delighted to help Death Certificates When I was

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September 2015

A taste of the future…

Charles Fencott is a barber at 57 Barbers in Vivian Road, Sketty.

In June he attended the only barber exhibition to be held in the UK, Barber Connect, which was held at the Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport. A taste of the future… So Barber Connect was a great success, I was

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September 2015

TheBAY Travel

TheBAY Travel with Liz Barry

CANAL DU MIDI Earlier this summer , courtesy of Brittany Ferries, LIZ BARRY set off with her camera, for the douth of France, to explore the Canal du Midi All photographs by Liz portrays the varied aspects of the Canal

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September 2015

Surfing

 with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

When we received the press release and invitation to visit Wales’ latest water attraction, the WaveGarden in Snowdonia, we knew we had the right men for the job in Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths and his son Connor. After a couple of

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September 2015

Album Choice

Listen out for Badger and Claire, presenters of the breakfast show on the wave

FRANK TURNER  ‘POSITIVE SONGS FOR NEGATIVE PEOPLE’ BADGER’S ALBUM CHOICE FOR SEPTEMBER IS BY ETON EDUCATED AND CONTEMPORARY OF PRINCE WILLIAM, FRANK TURNER Frank Turner – He’s described as lots of things, ‘Folk Punk Rocker’ – What? You just need

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September 2015

WHY BUY ART?

With DAVID ROE, DIRECTOR OF SWANSEA’S ATTIC GALLERY

WHY BUY ART? DAVID ROE, DIRECTOR OF SWANSEA’S ATTIC GALLERY, SAYS THAT A WALL WITHOUT PICTURES IS LIKE A BOOKCASE WITHOUT BOOKS. HERE HE EXPLAINS THE VALUE OF COLLECTING ART Picture this: you are redecorating your home, or have bought

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September 2015

SPOTLIGHT ON LETTINGS

Advises lettings expert Hannah McCartan, McCartan Lettings, Killay

SPOTLIGHT ON LETTINGS Rent Smart Wales launches ahead of Landlord Licensing in October Advises lettings expert Hannah McCartan, McCartan Lettings, Killay ‘RENT SMART WALES’ HAS NOW BEEN LAUNCHED BY HOUSING MINISTER LESLEY GRIFFITHS AHEAD OF THE HOUSING (WALES) ACT 2014

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September 2015

BAY Bugs

 with Dr Isabella Brey

The best of bugs The word ‘bug’ usually brings to mind one of four things: a recent unspeakable disease and the evil microorganism that caused it, an annoying problem that is slowing down the laptop, a secret service listening device,

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