Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

May 2022

What’s in a name?

Hinds' sights with Liz Hinds

This month Liz is pondering on names and why we sometimes change the ones given to us at birth, or havethem changed for us. It’s hard to imagine Archibald Leach as a romantic heartthrob. Or Reginald Dwight having a number

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May 2022

Fool’s Gold

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

April may start with a fool but for Welsh surfers, the rest of the month was pure gold. The entire coast was blessed with pumping swells and favourable conditions. Week after week of endless waves filled the ocean, giving everyone

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May 2022

The Book Department

with Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we look at how the coolest designers create bedrooms for their kids, take a guided tour of our coastal wildflowers, find out how our lives are becoming more influenced by digital sensing technology, and meet the women behind Scott’s race

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April 2022

Spring Breakers

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

As winter slowly turns to spring, the water starts to loosen its icy grip and you feel the sun starting to radiate some heat for the first time in months. Oh yes, I love this time of year. The surf still

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April 2022

The Phantom of the Open

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Last month’s Cinefiles recommendation was based on a true story, and so too is this months. It’s another British film and stars Mark Rylance, two things that in our opinion make it a film worth watching. Inspirational true stories about

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April 2022

Loving my neighbour

Hinds sights with Liz Hinds

This month Liz Hinds considers the many Ukrainian refugees who will hopefully have arrived in Swansea, by the time we go to print, and reminds us of the need to love them and welcome them. “Have we got any white paint?” I

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April 2022

The Book Department

with Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we take a tour of Wales’s castles, revisit our best local myths and legends, find out about our connection to the exploration of Antarctica, uncover the biggest media scandals in science, and look forward to a day when

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