Articles from issue : April 2021

Tree Circles

Reader Appeal with Lesley Williams

I was contacted last month by readers Mr & Mrs Evans of Tycoch who wanted to know if I had any knowledge of the tree circles planted in the grounds of Sketty School. I went to the original Sketty School

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Tubular Swells

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

Tube riding is considered the ultimate manoeuvre in surfing. This is where a surfer positions himself behind the heavy pitching lip of a breaking wave and actually rides inside the space created behind it. Unfortunately, due to the large continental

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Pick of the Pops

With Charles Wilson-Watkins

What’s your special No. 1? Mr and Mrs R. Harris contacted the Bay Magazine. This April, they will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They wanted to know who was number one at the time of their wedding, 17th April

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Swansea Bay seen through a smartphone

Editor's Choice with Lesley Williams

During the recent winter, local photographer (and Bay regular) Nick Smith walked more than a thousand miles along Swansea’s seafront and surrounding areas in search of images for his new book of smartphone lockdown photography ‘Winter Bay’. Bay editor Lesley

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Easter Cheer

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne - Wine for Life Learning

We’re celebrating Easter and the glory of spring this month! It’s finally here and with it, the wonderment of the season. We’re kicking off with bubbly Laurent Perrier Brut Champagne (and the beautiful glass gift set) before moving on to

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Cohabitation Agreements Explained

Private Client Team with Natalie Thomas DJM Solicitors

We often hear the term ‘common law spouse’, however that is not a legal status. You are either married (or in a civil partnership) or not. If a relationship breaks down, being a ‘common law’ wife or husband does not

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Grow your Greens

Therapeutic Gardening with Sophie Lacey

Sophie of Good Thymes Gardening’s philosophy is that you don’t make mistakes in gardening – it’s simply experimenting. This month she shares her experiences of growing long stem broccoli. Mindfulness in the garden, if practiced regularly for a few minutes

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Lockdown Watchlist No. 5

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

While cinemas remain closed, we are still reliant on our televisions for small screen entertainment. Here are three more suggestions from Emlyn that he thinks you might enjoy. Le Mans ’66 Lousy title, very entertaining movie. Called Ford v. Ferrari

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With Reem El-Sharkawi Bay Cluster Network

Depression is a common mental health problem that causes people to experience low mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. We all have times when our

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