Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

May 2015

All things books – May

with Sarla Langdon

Attention Readers! Please note that all books reviewed in this column in every issue are available at the KILLAY LIBRARY Just ring the lovely people there on 01792 516820 to check availability. Killay Library receives an advance list of the titles

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May 2015

Travel – May

with Liz Barry

TRINIDAD Cuba All photos by Liz Liz visits Cuba’s oldest Spanish Colonial town – Trinidad. Her wonderful photographs capture the colourful architecture and people of the UNESCO World Heritage site. In 1988 UNESCO declared Trinidad a World Heritage Site as

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May 2015

Summer 2015 – May

Seashore Safaris with Judith Oakley

Summer 2015 Seashore Safaris with Judith Oakley All photographs copyright – Judith Oakley (Oakley Intertidal) Join local Marine Biologist and Author Judith Oakley (Oakley Intertidal), on a FREE, exciting and educational marine-themed event, this summer! Sat 6th June RHOSSILI WORLD

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May 2015

BAY Fashion – May

with Chantele Cross-Jones

Swimwear for your shape There can be few women who enjoy exposing the parts of their bodies that for most of the year are well hidden from public view. For most of us, finding the perfect swimsuit is nigh on

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May 2015

BAY Music – May

with Badger. Listen out for Badger & Emma presenters of the breakfast show on The Wave 96.4 fm  

RATHER FITTINGLY, BADGER’S ALBUM RECOMMENDATION FOR THIS ISSUE IS BY JAMES BAY – IT’S GOT TO BE GOOD, HASN’T IT? James Bay The Chaos and the Calm “My music is about both ends of the spectrum – the solo troubadour’s quiet

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April 2015

Keeping English Easy

with Sarla Langdon

Mind your language Every so often the question of reforming English spelling and grammar rears its ugly head. Renowned playwright and essayist George Bernard Shaw was so intent on spelling reform that he actually offered a prize for any creator

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April 2015

BAY Travel

With Liz Barry

LAKE TITICACA  PERU PART II All photographs by Liz Last month LIZ visited Machu Picchu in Peru. This month  she continues her travels to Lake Titicaca and discovers its floating islands. Lake Titicaca is world renowned as the area where

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April 2015

Surfing

with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

UFO The shape of things to come Change comes slowly in the world of surfboards. It usually takes years for even the smallest changes in design or construction to be accepted. Since the late sixties, surfboards have all looked very

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March 2015

BAY Travel

with LIZ BARRY

PERU LIZ has a bucket list of places that she wants to visit. This year she ticked another one off her list – Machu Picchu in Peru. Cusco (pic below) at 11,145 feet (3,400m), above sea level is one of

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March 2015

On a Mission to Stitch

by BAY reader Alison Lane

On a Mission to Stitch As a birthday gift my sister treated me to a Stitch Workshop at the Mission Gallery in Gloucester Place in the marina. The workshop was run by JULIE ARKELL who currently has an exhibition called

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March 2015

Mountainbike Trails

with KIM JONES  

Brecon, bikes and buzzards This month Kim heads off to the Brecon Beacons to cycle one of his favourite routes. It has some great views and if you’re lucky you might sight a red kite or a buzzard If you

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March 2015

Surfing

with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

ON THE ROAD AGAIN…. LAST MONTH THE ATLANTIC FAILED TO DELIVER THE WAVES THAT CHRIS WAS LOOKING FOR – BUT THE NORTH SEA CAME GOOD All good things must come to an end, and so it is with the great

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March 2015

FATHER ANDREW PEARCE

Rector at St Teilo’s Church, Bishopston

How do you react when you encounter the ‘Big Issue’ seller on the street? Regrettably, if you’re anything like me, it probably depends on what kind of mood you’re in; whether or not you’re in a hurry; or, even, most

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February 2015

BAY Travel

With Robin D'arcy

The beauty and pain of the Balkans ROBIN D’ARCY, managing director of Bay Estate and Letting Agency travelled to the Balkans late last year. This trip was quite tame in comparison with his usual adventure and action packed holidays, but

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February 2015

BAY Health and Wellbeing

with Claudia Bliestle

Tired of Allergies*? Eliminate your allergies with NAET (Nambudripad’s Allergy Ellimination Techniques) ALLERGIES according to NAET Ingestants food, drink, nutrients, drugs Inhalants pollen, dust, chemical vapours Contactants fabrics, chemicals, cleaning agents, plastic Environmental cold, heat, electromagnetic radiation (phones, computers etc.)

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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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