Articles in Category : Home & Garden

Winter 2018

A Grand Exhibition

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

There have been some fantastic exhibitions at Swansea Grand Theatre this year. Most recently it was Habitats, in which some fascinating works by Sir Frank Brangwyn standing side-by-side with more contemporary works inspired by the Anglo-Welsh artist’s The British Empire

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Winter 2018

Cat Tales

With Cats Protection - Swansea & District

This month we’d like to give you an insight into the work we do as volunteers for Swansea Cats Protection and what better way than to look at it from the cat’s perspective! How might the cats and kittens we

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Aug 2018

Focus on Freshwater Interiors

With Daniella Fantini

Freshwater Interiors based in Sketty has recently completed a project for a local family, to transform their family room. One of Freshwater’s interior designers, Daniella Fantini gives the details. “At Freshwater Interiors we are known for our quality designs and

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Aug 2018

Dig it

With Fulke Andel

AUGUST Wow, what wonderful weather we’ve had. First time in a long while I’ve been hoping for rain! Usually I’m bemoaning the cold wet summer and the impact on my plants, this year it’s the heat and dry weather that

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Aug 2018

Eency Weency…

Bay Bugs with Dr Isabella Brey

With their unfortunately long legs, often hairy bodies as well as uncanny abilities involving near-invisible silk, spiders are not popular, and the media coverage they get does not usually help matters. But it looks like, finally, the tide may be

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July 2018

Dig it

Gardening advice for the NEW (and not so new) gardener with Fulke Andel

After moaning about the early spring weather and the beast from the east, what a delight we experienced during May and early June. My garden has gone from the depths of dormancy to full flower in such a short period

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July 2018

Masters of Darkness

Bay Bugs with Dr Isabella Brey

The family Erebidae (from ‘Erebus’ – the god of darkness in ancient Greek mythology) is the largest and one of the most diverse moth families in the world. Almost 90 species of erebid moths are found in Britain, among which

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June 2018

Dig it

With Fulke Andel - Gardening Advice for the NEW (and not so new) gardener

I think the seasons have been playing games with us. Everything in the garden has been around a month late, then we get a hot spell at the start of May and boom – everything starts growing! So here we

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