Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

September 2019

Mixed Bag

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

With autumn closing in, it’s time to reflect on the summer that was. To be fair, it’s been a pretty stellar one as far as surf goes with a minimum of flat spells. There’s been lots of fun, small days,

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September 2019

Chinese Food

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

In this the second mouth-watering article looking at the history of takeaways, we look to the Far East, and China. Have you ever wondered how Chinese food has become part of our integral culinary cultural?  The East India Company brought

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September 2019

Crawl

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn’s choice of film for September is not going to appeal to everyone, but if you like a good old-fashioned scary movie then this is for you. The word ‘awesome’ gets thrown around a lot, to the point where it’s

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August 2019

Dubrovnik – Crotia

Through the viewfinder with Liz Barry

Lapped by the glittering waters of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik’s city walls conceal stories of conquests, cultures, history and Mediterranean gastronomy. Cobbled streets with houses edged with flowers and plants, washing lines strung above narrow passageways, resident cats and countless stone

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August 2019

Blinded by the light

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Inspired by the life of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, Blinded by the Light tells the story of Javed, a young British-Pakistani boy growing up in – and understandably hating life in – Luton, under the thumb of his domineering, traditional father

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August 2019

Swansea Market

With Charles Wilson-Watkins

Swansea Market is today the largest indoor market in Wales. Situated on Oxford Street, it has been in this location for almost 200 years. Designed by Joseph Hall and built by John Thomas it was opened on 25th September 1830

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August 2019

Dylan’s Swansea

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

Dylan Thomas, in one of his more oft-quoted moments, once described his hometown as “an ugly, lovely town … crawling, sprawling … by the side of a long and splendid curving shore.” In 2014, the year of the bard’s centenary,

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July 2019

Toy Story 4

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

It’s hard to believe that we’ve known Woody and his gang for almost 25 years, and in Toy Story 4 we are reunited with some of our favourite characters. It’s the perfect family film. It would be completely fair to

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