Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

February 2020

Phuket

Through the viewfinder with Liz Barry

While most of us were caught up in the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy, Liz and her partner Gareth were sunning themselves in Thailand, where they went island-hopping. This month we focus on Phuket with its stunning white sand beaches and Buddhist

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February 2020

The Lighthouse

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn’s choice of film for February is probably not everyone’s cup of tea and has a cast of just three actors; two lighthouse keepers and a mermaid. The Lighthouse will be showing in Taliesin on 17 March 2020. Robert Eggers

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February 2020

Zanzibar

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smith

Recently Zanzibar has become one of those predictable bucket-list destinations tourists flock to for so-called ‘barefoot luxury’. But if you are prepared to look beyond the clichés of sea, sand and sun and step off the beaten path, you’ll find

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February 2020

Mumbles Railway Remembered

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Charles is a researcher and family historian. If you have a question regarding your family history that you’d like to put to Charles, he can be contacted at: swanseafamilyhistory@yahoo.co.uk he’d be delighted to hear from you. This month Charles looks

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December 2019

History of Pantomime

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

As this month’s magazine is the Christmas edition I thought we should look at the history of pantomime and why children and adults alike, enjoy this very British festive fun. Pantomimes are usually based on well-known fairy tales. Included in

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December 2019

The Origins of Christmas

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

This month many of us will sit down on Christmas Day and tuck into a traditional Christmas dinner. Charles Wilson Watkins, our family historian has been looking into the origins of this annual meal. A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being

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