Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

September 2015

BAYFilm reviews

BAYFilm reviews with Sofiane Ziad

The Cine Files Film review: Inside Out  Directors: Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen PIXAR RETURNS TO FORM WITH THIS EXPLO-RATION OF THE INNER WORKINGS OF OUR MINDS. Lurking in the minds of every human lie five fundamental emotions, according to

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September 2015

THE HOLY CITY

With FATHER ANDREW

FATHER ANDREW returns after a couple of month’s absence from TheBAY. He’s been sorely missed and we are delighted to welcome him back. Here he starts his account of a recent visit to the Holy Land A pilgrim’s diary: 1.

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September 2015

Death Certificates

with CHARLES WILSON-WATKINS, a researcher and family historian.

This month CHARLES looks at the information that can be obtained from a death certificate. If you need help in tracing your family history, do get in touch with CHARLES, he’d be delighted to help Death Certificates When I was

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September 2015

A taste of the future…

Charles Fencott is a barber at 57 Barbers in Vivian Road, Sketty.

In June he attended the only barber exhibition to be held in the UK, Barber Connect, which was held at the Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport. A taste of the future… So Barber Connect was a great success, I was

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September 2015

TheBAY Travel

TheBAY Travel with Liz Barry

CANAL DU MIDI Earlier this summer , courtesy of Brittany Ferries, LIZ BARRY set off with her camera, for the douth of France, to explore the Canal du Midi All photographs by Liz portrays the varied aspects of the Canal

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September 2015

Surfing

 with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

When we received the press release and invitation to visit Wales’ latest water attraction, the WaveGarden in Snowdonia, we knew we had the right men for the job in Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths and his son Connor. After a couple of

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September 2015

Album Choice

Listen out for Badger and Claire, presenters of the breakfast show on the wave

FRANK TURNER  ‘POSITIVE SONGS FOR NEGATIVE PEOPLE’ BADGER’S ALBUM CHOICE FOR SEPTEMBER IS BY ETON EDUCATED AND CONTEMPORARY OF PRINCE WILLIAM, FRANK TURNER Frank Turner – He’s described as lots of things, ‘Folk Punk Rocker’ – What? You just need

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The Written World

THE WRITTEN WORLD with Sarla Langdon    

A to Zion – The Definitive Israeli Lexicon by Gilad Atzmon and Enzo Apicella (Fanfare £9.99) What a pleasure it is to see a bit of fun in a book about a grim political situation: A to Zion is a collection of satirical

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August 2015

Mountainbike Trails

with KIM JONES 

Millennium Coastal Path This month KIM JONES offers us a family friendly ride around the coast of Carmarthen. It’s a route that John Ashley has previously taken as a walk and it makes an equally enjoyable bike ride ‘Mummy, will the

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August 2015

Surfing

with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

Hot shots Well, this month I was supposed to be bringing you an article on my trip to the Wave Garden in Snowdonia. Unfortunately, I am going a few days later than expected which means I’m missing the deadline for

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August 2015

BAY fashion

with Chantele Cross-Jones

My TOP 5s for Autumn CHANTELE HAS BEEN CHECKING OUT THE TRENDS FOR NEXT SEASON AVAILABLE ON-LINE AND IN THE HIGH STREET STORES We are coming up to that awkward time in the year – we haven’t had much of

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Badger’s Album of the month

Listen out for Badger & Emma presenters of the breakfast show on the wave 96.4 fm

BADGER’S CD OR DOWNLOAD CHOICE OF THE MONTH IS THE DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM BY BRITISH/AUSTRALIAN ELECTRONICA TRIO COMMUNION. Years and Years Communion The album not only went straight into the chart at number one, but also outsold the rest of

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July 2015

All things books

With Sarla Langdon

Summer Reading It has become the fashion with the quality Sunday papers to invite well-known authors with uneven critical faculties to make choices of books for your summer reading. I value my own judgement more highly and present you here

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July 2015

Harbour Highlights

with Kim Jones

Harbour Highlights KIM JONES is known to readers as a regular contributor of local and not so local bike rides. This month however, Kim had a different hat on as he travelled up the coast to ABERAERON to meet Glyn

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July 2015

The Gower Show 2015

Celebrating Rural Life

The Gower Show 2015  Celebrating Rural Life The Gower Show is a traditional one-day agricultural show and this year will be on Sunday 2nd August 2015 The Show is held in the stunning grounds of Penrice Castle Park near Oxwich

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July 2015

Top 10 in the UK

With Charles Fencott of 57 BARBERS in Vivian Road, Sketty

Charles Fencott of 57 BARBERS in Vivian Road, Sketty knows a thing or two about male grooming. Why not pop in to see him and experience a traditional cut-throat close shave? Top 10 in the UK AS PROMISED, THIS MONTH’S

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July 2015

Family History

with Charles Wilson-Watson

Family History Charles Wilson-Watson joins us this month to give advice on family history research. Charles is a researcher and family historian – do get in touch if you need help in finding out more about your ancestry. Birth Certificates

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