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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Herring, 3 ways

Kipper paté, herring escabeche and crispy herring roe on a blini By Tatiana Bento of Marmalade Cookery School

Kipper paté, herring escabeche and crispy herring roe on a blini When you hear the word ‘herring’, roll mops or smoked kippers come to mind, but herring is much more versatile than that. They are in season now and really

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Long Distance Champion If I was to say the word Porsche to you what would you envisage? A 911 probably springs to mind first and probably a Boxster too. But think a little harder what else does that name mean

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To stretch or not

Louise Evans advises

Louise Evans is an Advanced Clinical and sports massage therapist with 19 years experience. She is committed to her work and is currently sitting the UK’s highest level in massage therapy (BTEC 6 professional diploma in Advanced Clinical and sports massage therapy)

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Thai Roasted Duck Curry

With Tatiana Bento from Marmalade Cookery School

INGREDIENTS FOR THE RED CURRY PASTE: 1 Tbsp of coriander seeds, toasted until brown 2 cardamom pods, toasted until brown 1/2 Tsp of black peppercorns 1/2 Tsp of salt 10 big dried chillies, seeds removed and soaked in warm water

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The Neapolitan Riviera

Liz Barry travels with her camera.

LIZ has been on a white knuckle ride recently when she visited the Amalfi coast, Italy. Travelling on a bus along one of the most precipitous roads in Europe isn’t my idea of fun but there has to be a

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