Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

February 2021

The Census is coming…

Census 2021 with the Office for National Statistics

Households across Swansea will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021, which will provide a snapshot of modern society. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households

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February 2021

LOVE

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

THIS MONTH LIZ LOOKS AT UNCONDITIONAL LOVE AND CONSIDERS THE EYE WATERING COST OF VALENTINE’S DAY A belated happy new year! Let’s hope for a better year than the one just gone but, no, I’m not going to talk about

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Winter 2020

Supernova

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn’s choice of film for this issue sounds the perfect antidote to the crazy world in which we find ourselves today. It’s a gentle story of love and devotion through adversity. Let’s hope the cinemas stay open so that we

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Winter 2020

The book department

BAY Books with Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we travel to India to find out all about stepwell architecture, go behind the scenes at GCHQ, review two splendid centuries of royal photography, get to grips with Gower haute cuisine, and take a trip back in time

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Winter 2020

Winter round-up

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

To say that 2020 has been a terrible year for everyone involved with the live performance industry would be a huge understatement. From our leading theatres to local am dram companies, the entire industry was forced to shut down en-masse

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Winter 2020

Langland Lockdown

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

THIS MONTH’S COLUMN SHOULD HAVE BEEN ABOUT AN AMAZING ROAD TRIP TO SCOTLAND OR EVEN IRELAND IN SEARCH OF CLASSIC WAVES AND FUN TIMES. However, as of writing this, the UK is in the middle of a “Second Wave” of

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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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