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March 2020

Snippets for March

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

FRIENDS OF THE CITY OF SWANSEA BOTANICAL GARDEN APPEAL FOR NEW ENTRANCE GATES Last month we told you about the appeal to raise funds for new gates to the Botanical Gardens in Singleton Park. The appeal is getting a good

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March 2020

Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

The Dining Debate – Are you responsible for spoiling it for everyone else? Last month I had a very interesting discussion with Steve Homer of Taste Swansea, on the subject of no shows at restaurants. I was staggered to discover

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March 2020

Kia Xceed

Motoring with Liam Bird

I’m not sure I should admit this: until last week I didn’t know what a CUV was. An MPV, that’s easy: Multi-purpose Vehicle. Or a people carrier as they were also known. Note the past tense, MPVs were once very

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March 2020

The Book Department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we find out just what can be done about those huge environmental challenges facing the planet, meet the man who invented Pink Floyd, go behind the scenes with the world’s worst inventions, get ourselves tied up in knots

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March 2020

Mark’s highlights this spring

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

Calan Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea UniversitySaturday, April 4 Welsh folk supergroup Calan return to the Taliesin this April for what promises to be another high-octane night of folklore-infused foot-tapping tunes. The quintet sold out the Swansea University venue on their

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March 2020

The Future of Work

Business & Career Advice with Neil Franklin

Back in the early 90s when I started my main technology staffing business, I was conducting mountains of research. I wanted to get ahead of my competition, and really understand what was driving the companies that I wanted to sell

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February 2020

Phuket

Through the viewfinder with Liz Barry

While most of us were caught up in the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy, Liz and her partner Gareth were sunning themselves in Thailand, where they went island-hopping. This month we focus on Phuket with its stunning white sand beaches and Buddhist

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