Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

October 2020

Freezing Iceland

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smith

With its glacial lakes, volcanic scenery and rugged ice-sculpted landscapes, Iceland is one of the wildest and most remote places on the planet and is literally like nowhere else on earth. Bay’s Nick Smith packs his notebook and cameras and

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October 2020

September Sessions

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

Classically, September is one of the best months of the year for big clean swells to hit the British Isles. Scotland, Ireland and even Cornwall had pumping solid waves for most of the last month, but I think Wales forgot

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October 2020

Trick or Treat

With Liz Hinds

THIS MONTH LIZ REFLECTS ON HER CHILDHOOD LOVE OF FIREWORKS, HER DISLIKE OF HALLOWEEN AND HOW SOUL CAKES SOUND NICER THAN THEY TASTE. I don’t like Halloween. There I’ve said it. I dislike intensely the American-style commercialisation that surrounds it

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October 2020

Tenet

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

With everything put on hold in cinemas throughout the UK, Emlyn at long last has a new release to review this month, John David Washington and Robert Pattinson star in director Christopher Nolan’s time-twisting spy thriller Tenet I didn’t particularly

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October 2020

It’s Good to Talk

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Do you remember the 1980s/90s BT television adverts, with Maureen Lipman (right) portraying the Jewish grandmother, Beatie? (BT get it?) Later during the late 90s, the BT adverts starred the late Bob Hoskins, who used the slogan “It’s Good to

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September 2020

Everyday Esthers

Hinds' Sights with Liz hinds

This month Liz Hinds gets unusually frustrated and angry – and rather wet. It was a sunny morning, the weatherman said it wasn’t going to rain, and so, ‘Let’s go and see the sunflowers at Rhossili!’ I said. That was

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September 2020

An Appeal

by the Pettifor Trust

Despite signs in the window asking people not to leave bags outside their Sketty and Killay shops, the volunteers at the Pettifor Trust are greeted every morning with an average of 30 bags – that is 60 in total. Although the

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