Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

October 2019

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Through the viewfinder with Liz Barry

This month Liz continues on her travels in Croatia and discovers how a once war-torn country has been rebuilt, but still retains its scars. In my recent journey, island hopping in Croatia, the opportunity arose to take a trip to

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October 2019

The Day Shall Come

Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn’s film choice for October will have us laughing uneasily as we realise that in a world of conspiracy theories and fake news, this film is based wholly on truth. It’s been nine long years since Chris Morris released Four

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October 2019

Family History

With Charles Wilson-Watkins

This article, which I hope will tickle your taste buds, covers Italian food and takeaways. Buon Appetito Italian cuisine is quite common in our kitchens, but before we discover how pizza ended up on our tables, we will look at

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September 2019

Mixed Bag

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

With autumn closing in, it’s time to reflect on the summer that was. To be fair, it’s been a pretty stellar one as far as surf goes with a minimum of flat spells. There’s been lots of fun, small days,

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September 2019

Chinese Food

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

In this the second mouth-watering article looking at the history of takeaways, we look to the Far East, and China. Have you ever wondered how Chinese food has become part of our integral culinary cultural?  The East India Company brought

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September 2019

Crawl

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn’s choice of film for September is not going to appeal to everyone, but if you like a good old-fashioned scary movie then this is for you. The word ‘awesome’ gets thrown around a lot, to the point where it’s

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September 2019

How Green was my Valley

Walk of the month with Ian Bateman

This month’s walk is in an area that you wouldn’t necessarily regard as classic walking country. The Rhondda Valley is synonymous with the coal industry and sadly in more recent times as an area blighted by economic and social deprivation.

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August 2019

A lovely surprise

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

With the stunning heat wave that has been baking the UK for quite some time now set to continue, it appeared that the never ending flat spell was also due to carry on for the foreseeable future . But, low

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