Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

August 2020

A Welcome Return

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

As the country entered lockdown, surfing was one of the forms of exercise that was advised against. It was never banned outright, but as all water sports were being heavily discouraged, the majority of Wales’ surf community did the honourable thing

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July 2020

Lockdown Learning

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

Liz, has like many of us, used her time in the past few months to learn some new skills.  Things I have discovered during lockdown: I am not an artist; the Welsh language is incredibly difficult to learn and Paul

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July 2020

Pwll Du Circular

Walk of the month with Ian Bateman

Ian originally planned this walk for the April issue, so the photographs he took were decidedly wintry. In mid-June Simon and I took our 5-year old grandson on this walk to update the photographs, so what you see here is

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July 2020

The Cine Files

Film Reviews with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Baywatchlist. It seems likely that going to the cinema isn’t going to be possible for some time, and with tv drama production halted we’re having to watch reruns and repeats. So, I asked Emlyn for his favourite films available from

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July 2020

Nursing

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

At the time of writing this article, I am still stuck in Surrey, and I have been since the start of this lock-down. Research has become increasingly hard to carry out now, with libraries, archives, and other places of interest

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July 2020

The Book Department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we get busy in the kitchen and learn how to cook with laverbread, enter the endlessly fascinating world of the coastal rock pool, reveal why our grandparents once drank cocktails that glowed in the dark, and find out

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July 2020

Covid Culture

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

Like a lot of people, when times get tough, I turn to the arts. I wander for hours around the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, watch whatever happens to be on at Swansea Grand Theatre, or read one of the many

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March 2020

Talking Stones

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

“Talking Stones” was an ITV Wales programme broadcast during the early 00s; it was presented by the motor-biking vicar, Lionel Fanthorpe. He toured Wales visiting graveyards and cemeteries, researching the lives of those names inscribed on the headstones. He left

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March 2020

Meet the Authors

With Cover to Cover

COVER TO COVER shortlisted for Independent Bookshop of the Year Wales region. Bay is delighted to hear that Cover to Cover, has been shortlisted as Bookshop of the Year in the Wales region. The British Bookshop Awards received lots of

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