Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

June 2021

Letting go

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

Liz doesn’t like giving up – not even on a jigsaw puzzle, but sometimes it is easier to let something go than put yourself through unnecessary stress. ‘I can’t do it!’ I sniff as the tears slowly roll down my

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June 2021

Games and Names

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

This month Charles looks at the Commonwealth Games and its connection with one of Swansea’s newest roads. The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sports event open to athletes from the Commonwealth Nations. It is held every four years and has

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June 2021

Top Shots

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

  Last month’s flat spell eventually ended and there’s been a pretty decent run of waves of late.With so many more people taking up surfing recently, I’ve been too busy making surfboards to travel much in search of waves (apart

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May 2021

Auction Houses

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

The word “auction” derives from the Latin, auctum which means to grow or increase. During the 17th century, auctions were relatively uncommon as it was common practise to either haggle or have a set price. The two major auction houses

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May 2021

Perfect Timing

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

Chris and his mates were glad that lockdown was finally lifted so that they could travel to find the perfect wave… They say all good things come to an end, and so it was with the amazing run of swell

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May 2021

The Book Department

Bay books with Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we go to one of the most remote places on Earth with photographer Colin Prior, find out what all those unused keyboard symbols actually mean, take a trip down memory lane with some vintage advertising, and discover a

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April 2021

Tree Circles

Reader Appeal with Lesley Williams

I was contacted last month by readers Mr & Mrs Evans of Tycoch who wanted to know if I had any knowledge of the tree circles planted in the grounds of Sketty School. I went to the original Sketty School

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