Articles from issue : August 2021

Equity Release

With Graham Evans & Partners

We have recently welcomed a new experienced solicitor to our property team at Graham Evans and Partners – Stephanie Kift-Harries. Stephanie has Experience dealing with Equity Release matters and can provide helpful advice on the documentation to assist in deciding

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The Book Department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we take a stroll down advertising memory lane, find out about what Mars is really like, tour the great cities of the world in the company of some of our best writers, get to grips with Occam’s razor

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Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Situated in Oystermouth is All Saints Church (pic right), the largest medieval church in the area. There has been a church on this site since the original was built in 1141.    The church at that time consisted of a

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When things go wrong in business

Business & career advice with Neil Franklin

What do Henry Ford, Walt Disney, H. J. Heinz, and Donald Trump have in common? They all have experienced bankruptcy either through them-selves or their companies…and bounced back to enjoy substantial riches. Serial entrepreneurs like Sir Richard Branson are also

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Guilt-free gardening

Thertapeutic gardening with Sophie Lacey - Good Thymes Gardening

There is an increasing pressure for us to modify our familiar gardening habits for more environmentally-friendly practises. It is difficult knowing what’s best for your plants – the weed killer or pesticide spray can be very tempting. However, there are

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Tackling Post-Viral Fatigue

With The Herbal Clinic Swansea

Following a viral infection it is relatively common to experience a period of low energy when you don’t feel quite your usual self. Part of the body’s immune response results in inflammation which takes time to settle down. For some,

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Suzuki ACross

Motoring with Liam Bird

I emailed Toyota’s press office the other day, as I occasionally do, to see if they would be willing to lend me one of their cars. It’s been eleven years now since I first started tapping out my thoughts about

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Brecon Waterfall circular

Walk of the month with Ian Bateman

Ian Bateman can’t promise encounters with celebrities on this walk, but he does promise spectacular views. It’s quite a strenuous route and extreme caution is recommended around the falls.  I’m not sure whether you’ve noticed, but country walking seems to

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Open Air Theatre returns to Swansea

The art scene with Mark Rees

As live theatre – and the sunshine – makes a hesitant return, outdoor theatre seems to be the best option for those in search of some socially distanced theatrical entertainment this summer. One such company embracing the opportunity of taking

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Are we really human?

Functional nutrition with Carmen Gresa-Alemany - Functional Nutrition Therapist

Did you know that only 10% of the cells you have in your body are human? We carry 100 trillion microbes – known as the microbiota – in our bodies, with a total mass of almost 2kg, these are bacteria,

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Welsh canapés for your dinner party

With Private Chef Christos

This month private chef Christos shares some of his recipes for canapés, including a vegan ‘smoked salmon’. These tasty little morsels will wow your guests at your next dinner party. Welsh laverbread, cockles, smoked streaky bacon with Caerphilly cheese and

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Celebrate August

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne - Wine for Life Learning

August is upon us and so is the sun (hopefully) along with a Bank Holiday! Why not try a romantically named Prosecco for those long summer evenings? Or ONNA, an unusual white wine made from the native Catalan Xarel-lo grape

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