Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

May 2019

Agra

Through the viewfinder with Liz Barry

Liz Barry has just returned from a two-month trip to India, in her final weeks there she stopped off to revisit one of the most famous buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal. Here are some of the highlights that

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May 2019

48 hours down west

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

They say all good things come to an end, and they are right! After six weeks of non-stop surf through early spring, the Atlantic wave machine eventually popped a cog and came to a grinding halt towards the end of March.

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May 2019

Hay Festival

The art scene with Mark Rees

I’ve been trying my best to think of the words to describe the Hay Festival, but I think former American president Bill Clinton said it best when he called the annual gathering in Hay-on-Wye the “Woodstock of the mind.” It’s

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April 2019

The Written World

With Sarla Langdon

Liar by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen (Pushkin Press £12.99) When an author is being interviewed by BBC Hard Talk’s Stephen Sackur, you can expect a memorable inter-change. Sackur selects only the most eminent, the most controversial and the most daring writers for his

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April 2019

Chocolate

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

With Easter falling in April this year, Charles Wilson-Watkins brings us a little bit of the history of chocolate in Britain. Let’s start at the beginning. It wasn’t until the 16th Century, when Christopher Columbus whilst on his fourth mission

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April 2019

Wild Rose

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn Roberts-Harry’s review for April is the story of a country singer trying against all odd to get to Nashville. At the time of going to press it wasn’t scheduled to be screened in any of Swansea’s larger cinemas –

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March 2019

Money can’t buy me love

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

This month Liz ponders on the Beatles’ song – which explains how great wealth doesn’t necessarily brings great happiness ‘It must be a hotel,’ I said. ‘Or a retirement complex,’ Husband suggested. ‘Whatever it is it’s going to be enormous.’

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