Articles

May 2016

The Written World

With Sarla Langdon

  The Way Things Were by Aatish Taseer (Picador £16.99) We welcome a serious new Indian novel by a British/Indian writer Aatish Taseer, whose book The Way Things Were is a work that is as important in analysing the nature

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May 2016

Miniature Marvels

with Dr Isabella Brey

  Rarely more than a centimetre in length, yet with exquisitely intricate patterns and often rich and beautiful colours, plant bugs (family Miridae) are living proof that the best things do, indeed, come in the smallest packages Like their larger

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May 2016

Skin Health

With Jodie Grove

The Grove Skin Clinic, GowertonJodie is an advanced clinical nurse prescriber with over 14 years’ experience. She is a member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses and the Royal College of Nurses and regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery

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May 2016

DIG IT with Fulke Andel

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener

Well the high winds of April caused a few problems. I now have to re-felt the shed roof and find the owners of a number of council garden waste bags that have blown into the garden. The wet weather should

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May 2016

Motoring with Liam Bird

Audi R8 (2016) - Four Hundered Miles in Ingolstadt’s useable supercar

Publishing schedules being what they are I’m writing this at the very start of the motor-sport season; by the time you read this it’ll be well and truly under way. We’ll know if Formula 1’s new controversial qualifying system has

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Everything is Pixelated

Mac, iPhone & iPad news, tips & tricks

  TheBAY welcomes a new contributor to its stable this month. Steve Paris  is an internationally published writer, an Apple Certified Trainer, and provides consultancy, training and troubleshooting services to the Swansea area. You can email him at steve@maclore.net or contact

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May 2016

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Charles is a researcher and family historian. Do get in touch if you need helpmin finding out more about YOUR ancestry swanseafamily-history@yahoo.co.uk

It’s Good To Talk THE CONCLUSION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR CAME ON THE 7TH/8TH MAY 1945. THE COUNTRY CELEBRATED ON WHAT CAME TO BE KNOWN AS VE DAY – VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY, AND THIS MONTH MARKS THE 71ST

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May 2016

WINTER WALKING IN LANZAROTE

The Bay welcomes Stephen Miles as a contributor

  REGULAR BAY READER STEPHEN MILES CONTACTED US AFTER HE HAD PACKED HIS WALKING BOOTS AND ESCAPED THE DREADFUL WINTER WEATHER WITH A WALKING HOLIDAY TO LANZAROTE For those who like getting their boots on and venturing out into the

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May 2016

Snippets

Interesting events, bits and bobs

KEEP RENOVATION WASTE OUT OF LANDFILL WITH A FREE APP  Wales has been leading the way when it comes to reducing levels of waste sent to landfill and now a new iPhone app launched in April will help home-owners check

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May 2016

Llys Nini

The Bay's monthly column that tries to match small furry and feathered friends with new forever homes

LOOKING FOR LOVE Llys Nini Animal Centre has lots of small furry friends looking for a bit of love and and a new home. In this our new monthly column we try to match these BFFs (Best Furry/Feathered Friends) with

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May 2016

Classic Motors

With Ashley Lovering

LIVING THE DREAM This month Ashley brings us an American classic, a 1957 Chevrolet owned by Gary Morgan Gary’s passion for classic American cars started back in the 80s when he invested in a Dodge van, but it wasn’t until

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May 2016

Garden Birdwatch

With Amanda Skull

BIRD FEEDING TIPS Welcome to this month’s Bird Watch. I’m one of two Ambassadors for the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) Garden BirdWatch Scheme in South Wales. Subject of the Month: Feeding The types of food you offer your garden

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May 2016

Motoring SOS

ASG and AA to the rescue

Each month, we – TheBAY – have to transport 9,000 copies of the magazine from our storage unit in Fforestfach to the homes of nine deliverers in Swansea and Gower. The remaining 6,500 copies are collected by the delivery company

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May 2016

Important Information for Landlords

With the start of the new financial year now underway, Land-lords need to start planning on how to deal with the many tax changes that start this year and how that will directly affect them says Hannah McCartan MD of Swansea based McCartan Lettings

  The first of the changes to the wear and tear allowance will affect every landlord with a furnished rental property. Wear & Tear Allowances – So what are the changes? From 6th April 2016 the 10% allowance will be

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