Articles from issue : April 2015

BAY Food & Drink

Cooking with Tatiana Bento – Marmalade Cookery School

Dreams Of India  Part 2 IF YOU READ TheBAY REGULARLY, AND FOLLOW THE MARMALADE COOKERY SCHOOL RECIPES, YOU’LL KNOW WE HAD A LITTLE ATTACK OF NOSTALGIA LAST MONTH AND SHARED A RECIPE WE LEARNT IN INDIA. The recipe we shared

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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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BAY Food & Drink

Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe with Rachel Jamison

Vegan chocolate and peanut butter banana bread (optional gluten free) RACHEL JAMISON OF NUTRI BALANCE SWANSEA IS A NUTRITIONIST WITH OVER 10 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE. THIS MONTH SHE SHARES HER RECIPE FOR CHOCOLATY BANANA BREAD, THAT PROVES THAT HEALTHY EATING DOESN’T HAVE

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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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BAY Motors

 with Liam Bird

THE ALL-NEW AUDI TT Teutonic Tendencies How does that saying go? You know, the one about the perfect world? Isn’t it something along the lines of the chefs would be French, the lovers would be Italian, the British would make

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BAY Home & Garden

Zoologist, Dr Isabella Brey’s insect of the month is the beautiful beetle...the ladybird

Ladybirds gorgeous killer cannibals This month, ladybirds are out and about again after having spent almost six months in hibernation hidden under bark, among leaf litter, or sometimes even in houses. Ladybirds are named after the Virgin Mary (‘Our Lady’),

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BAY Hotel Review

With Lesley Williams

Heronston Hotel and Spa Bridgend In pursuit of happiness Friday 20th March will be memorable to me for several reasons. Firstly, we had the opportunity to view the first partial solar eclipse of this century, secondly it was International Day

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BAY Health & Wellbeing

With The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Dandelion: Taraxacum officinale A bright and cheerful weed, the dandelion gets its name from the French ‘Dent de lion’ – meaning ‘lion’s tooth’, referring to the jagged edges of its leaves. The Latin ‘Taraxacum’ comes from the Greek word ‘Taraxos’

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The Aging Athlete

by Tim Wright at Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

The Aging Athlete As the days grow longer and the temperature warms up (a bit), it’s time to start thinking about getting fit for the summer months. If you’re getting on a bit you may be weighing up exercising versus

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BAY Health & Wellbeing

 with Dr Chris Johns

Some useful medical advice from Dr Chris Johns who has been a GP in Sketty and Killay Medical Centres for 25 years and is Clinical Lead for Swansea Acute GP Unit in Singleton Hospital. A happy, healthy Spring to everyone.

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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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Culinary causerie

with Sarla Langdon

Vegetarians ahoy! Here’s great lunchtime news for the vegetarians among you. Try the cauliflower platter at the Swansea Marriott hotel. I chanced on this excellent dish last month and was delighted enough to attempt making it at home. It consisted

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Culinary causerie

with Lesley Williams

The Pantygwydr Restaurant I read an article on a parenting website recently, about children who are so indulged and spoilt on a daily basis that it’s impossible to give them something as a treat. I feel the same way about

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BAY Legal Matters

with Giles Hayes of Graham Evans & Partners 

BAY Legal Matters In this month’s legal column, Giles Hayes of Graham Evans & Partners shares his expertise on the legalities of motoring offences In recent times, there has been an increase in the number of motorists at risk of

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BAY Local Classic Motors

with Ashley Lovering

‘JACK’ THE STANDARD 10 VAN ASHLEY’S CLASSIC MOTOR FOR APRIL LOOKS LIKE IT SHOULD BE PARKED OUTSIDE ARKWRIGHT’S SHOP FROM TELEVISION’S OPEN ALL HOURS Roger Jones owns a rather rare vehicle called Jack. Jack is a 1959 Standard 10 van

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