Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

February 2015

Surfing

with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

WINTER SESSIONS Well it’s been a fab winter for Gower surfers so far! The water has been unusually warm and the surf has been pumping almost non-stop for months now. Langland and Caswell have been the go to spots, due to

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Winter 2014

TheBAY Film Reviews

with Sofiane Ziad

THE CINE FILES  Film review: Gone Girl Director: David Fincher FINCHER PAINTS AN UNNERVING TALE OF DEJECTED LOVE AND GIVES A NEW, DISTURBING MEANING TO THE SANCTITY OF MARRIAGE In Gone Girl, journalist Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) discovers that his

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Winter 2014

BAY Makeup

with Lora Gladwin Evans

Merry Glitzmas Glamorous make-up artist Lora, returns to TheBAY this month after an extended break while she had her baby Harri. Lora has some great hints and tips on putting on the glitz this Christmas Tis the season to be

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Winter 2014

SURFING

With Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

This year we have been treated to some fantastic photography courtesy of Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths and his surfing mates, and this month is no exception – in fact we think they have surpassed themselves on this trip to Ireland. The Emerald

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October 2014

BAY Travel

with Liam Bird

LIAM BIRD RECENTLY DITCHED HIS CAR AND WALTZED OFF TO AUSTRIA TO INVESTIGATE ITS CAPITAL CITY, VIENNA Oh! Vienna The Austrian capital sits aside the River Danube and is a city of palaces and parks, grand squares and spires, cobbled alleys

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October 2014

SURFING

with Chris "Guts" Griffiths

FRESHWATER WEST LONGBOARD CLASSIC On the 20-21st of September the 3rd round of the British Longboard circuit had its Welsh stop at Freshwater West It enticed many of Britain’s top loggers to journey over the Severn Bridge with the lure

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September 2014

BAY Travel

 with LIZ BARRY

Caldey calling DURING A CAMPING HOLIDAY IN PEMBROKESHIRE, LIZ TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY OF A DAY TRIP FROM TENBY TO CALDEY ISLAND It was a bright summer morning when I made the short journey from the campsite just outside Tenby to

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September 2014

Surfing

Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

Sweet and Sour The sweet… Well, with the surf drought still in full effect, a couple of mates and I hit the road again this month looking for our surfing fix. But, instead of heading west like last month, this

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August 2014

Last year I visited Lithuania at the invitation of the Lithuanian Tourist Board. On that trip I met up with Simon Fry, a travel writer who has been published in The Independent,The Independent on Sunday and Rugby World to name just a

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August 2014

Travel

With Liz Barry

CUBA HAS BEEN ON LIZ BARRY’S BUCKET LIST FOR SOME TIME SO WHEN THE OPPORTUNITY AROSE FOR HER TO PICK UP HER PASSPORT AND PACK UP HER CAMERA AND HEAD FOR HAVANA, THERE WAS NO STOPPING HER Havana – Cuba

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August 2014

Mountainbike Trails

With Kim Jones

TRANSYLVANIA BY BIKE All photos by Kim KIM JONES – TheBAY’S MOUNTAINBIKE GUIDE – IS A WELL-SEASONED TRAVELLER, BUT EVEN HE WASN’T PREPARED FOR THE RECEPTION HE RECEIVED IN ROMANIA WHEN HE VISITED EARLIER THIS YEAR – AND IT WASN’T

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July 2014

A Portuguese catch up

with Lesley Williams

Simon and I recently had a short break in the Algarve to meet up with regular contributor to TheBAY, Tatiana Bento of the Marmalade Cookery School A Portuguese catch up with Lesley Williams Photos by Dave Mattu Regular readers will

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July 2014

Surfing

With Chris "Guts" Griffiths

SUPer SUMMER WELL SUMMER IS OFFICIALLY UPON US AND FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN SUCCESSION IT’S BEEN A BLAZING START TO IT WITH A COUPLE OF WEEKS OF HOT WEATHER. THIS HAS BEEN GREAT FOR THE SUP (STAND UP PADDLEBOARD)

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