Articles from issue : April 2016

Year End Tax

with Simon Hodge Coast & City Chartered Accountant and Tax Advisor

SIMON HODGE OF COAST AND CITY ACCOUNTANCY LOOKS AT WHAT SPRING BRINGS TO BUSINESS OWNERS AND COMPANIES AT THE START OF THE NEW FINANCIAL YEAR The arrival of spring coincides with the tax year end and the traditional year end

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Tennis elbow aka lateral epicondylosis with Rosie Jones – Osteopath

ROSIE IS AN OSTEOPATH WITH SWANSEA BODY KINETICS AT THE NATURAL HEALTH SERVICE IN PAGE STREET, SWANSEA. THIS MONTH ROSIE EXPLAINS THE CAUSES AND TREATMENT OF TENNIS ELBOW

  Tennis elbow is normally experienced as pain over the lateral (outside) surface of the elbow, it usually radiates up and down the arm a bit too. The pain is often described as insidious as it is not associated with

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Acupuncture – The Evidence Base

By Tim Wright at Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

Acupuncture is an ancient form of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It has been used for over 1000 years to cure numerous ills and alleviate many pains. Despite its illustrious history it tends to be most well-known in mainstream medicine for primarily

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Vegan Recipe

with Rachel Jamison

RACHEL JAMISON OF NUTRI BALANCE SWANSEA BRINGS US TWO VEGAN RECIPES THIS MONTH. IF YOU ENJOY RACHEL’S RECIPES, WHY NOT CONTACT HER TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HER VEGAN COOKERY CLASSES RUN FROM HER HOME IN SKETTY? TO FIND OUT

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Dig It

With Fulke Andel Gardening advice for the new and not so new gardener

Well it’s time to get motoring with preparing the vegetable gardenfor this year’s crops especially peas and beans. As runner beans are notoriously hungry plants I thought I’d share with you how I prepare my runner bean bed (see all pics right from left

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Weird & Wonderful

BAY BUGS with Dr Isabella Brey

Flies by name, related to wasps by nature, but largely vegetarian in their tastes and at the same time considered tasty by many, sawflies truly are some of the strangest insects in Britain. With over 500 resident species they are not uncommon, but many lead

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Culinary Causerie

with Lesley Williams

La Dolce Vita Regular readers will know of my love of Italian food. I would even go so far as to say that it is possibly my favourite cuisine. We are fortunate to have several good Italian restaurants in the

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Morning Glory

Surfing with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

Living in Wales can mean months of rain, slate grey skies, howling wind and fairly rubbish surf. But on the odd occasion when the clouds part, and the sun peaks its little head above the horizon to illuminate a perfect

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The Written World

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. I send them an advance list of the

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Classic Motors

With Ashley Lovering

Ashley Lovering has selected a 1958 VW Type Two Van owned by Tom Verney for his classic motor for April. Unusually this is a work in progress story and not a fully restored vehicle. Tom tells us the restoration story

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Liam Motoring

Motoring with Liam Bird

This month Liam Bird test drives the new Honda Civic and causes a stir in his sleepy market town

Honda Civic Type R – not for shrinking violets It’s the looks you notice first, the lingering glances, the incredulous stares, the double-takes, the astonished gawps. Funny, when I drove a lurid green McLaren along the promenade at Brighton no-one batted

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Picture Perfect

A profile on artist Chris Garrington

“It took a loaded gun pointed at my head to make me follow my dreams.” Have you ever stood in a gallery admiring portraits and wondered if you or a loved one could be immortalised in a painting?  Chris Garrington

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The Cotswolds

With Liz Barry

LIZ BARRY HAS BEEN ON HER TRAVELS AGAIN, ALTHOUGH NOT TOO FAR THIS TIME. THE COTSWOLDS ARE ONLY A COUPLE OF HOURS DRIVE AWAY, AND MAKE THE PERFECT DESTINATION FOR A WEEKEND BREAK All photographs by Liz Spring is a

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