Articles from issue : April 2019

The Written World

With Sarla Langdon

Liar by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen (Pushkin Press £12.99) When an author is being interviewed by BBC Hard Talk’s Stephen Sackur, you can expect a memorable inter-change. Sackur selects only the most eminent, the most controversial and the most daring writers for his

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Meanwhile, back in Wales!

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

So, I had an amazing trip over in Ireland which I wrote about last month. The waves and weather came together to create great conditions for weeks on end. I felt blessed to have scored such an amazing run of

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Dig it

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener with Fulke Andel

The weather during April can be variable, so keep an eye on the weather forecast and be prepared to nip outside to cover delicate plants, if frost is mentioned. Just a sheet of newspaper can suffice as protection – as

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Brace yourself…or not?

Fix my Spine with Iona Collins

The back brace controversy rages on, with healthcare professionals advising against them, while commercial industries sell them in large quantities. Why does a cheap and simple piece of elasticated material spark so much debate? Here is the issue from my

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Holidaying Hirundines

Nature Watch with Danielle Rouse

Hirundines are a group of birds found in every continent including occasionally Antarctica! This group ‘Hirundinidae’ consists of around 90 species of swallows, martins and saw-wings; we typically see swallows and martins migrating from their warmer winter climates to breed

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Shiraz Shiraz will usually bring to mind, a deeply fruity red wine which can pack a punch, but the Shiraz I have in mind relates to the city of poets and literature, and the Persian and Lebanese restaurant on Walter

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Building near Sewers

Property Law with Giles Van-Rees

It’s rare to find a home that hasn’t been extended at some point – possibly that’s because developers haven’t always been generous when designing houses and we now have more ‘worldly goods’ than we ever used to. For many the

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Auto News

With Liam Bird

VANQUISH VISION CONCEPT: Iconic name revived for Aston Martin’s first mid-engined series production supercar Aston Martin chose the 89th Geneva Motor Show to complete a trio of world debuts with the first glimpse of the breath-taking Vanquish Vision Concept. A

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