Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

Winter 2018

Source of the Tawe

Walk of the month with Ian Bateman

Ian’s walk for November is no stroll in the park; it’s hardcore and not for the faint-hearted. Undertake it with caution and make sure you are wearing sturdy walking boots as the going will be tough. No time to attempt

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Winter 2018

Fall

With Liz Barry

As days get shorter and the weather cooler, one of my favourite seasons arrives: autumn or as it is known in America the Fall. I have just returned from several weeks visiting friends in the US where I experienced this

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Winter 2018

Operation Musketeer

With William (Bill) Evans

THE SUEZ CRISIS In our August/September issue Bay’s family history contributor Charles Wilson Watkins, requested that any readers with information on the Suez crisis of 1956 to get in touch. WILLIAM EVANS of Brynmill contacted us to say that he

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Winter 2018

Steel City

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

Across the bay from Swansea lies one of the most industrial areas in South Wales. Port Talbot is home to many engineering factories and one of the largest steelworks in Europe. It is also home to one of Wales’ premier

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Oct 2018

Family History

With Charles Wilson-Watkins

Jewish Cemetery Update In October 2016, I wrote an article entitled Exploring Swansea’s Graveyards. In the piece, I revealed that “The oldest Jewish cemetery in Wales was opened in 1768 and by 1965 was practically full. The ‘new’ cemetery was

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Oct 2018

Hinds’ Sights

With Liz Hinds

ARE YOU HAVING A LAUGH? Laughter, they say is the best medicine – Laugh and the world laughs with you. Liz Hinds certainly thinks that laughter is important, and the ability to laugh at herself is a must – especially

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Oct 2018

Epic Charity Walk

With Chris Lewis & Jet!

LOCAL VETERAN’S ROUND UK COASTLINE TREK FOR SSAFA – SO WHERE IS HE NOW? In August 2017 military veteran, Chris Lewis from Killay, began walking all around the coast of the UK to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces

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