Articles from issue : August 2022

Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

The Mill Shop at Gower Heritage Centre If you haven’t ventured down to the Gower Heritage Centre in a while you’re in for a big surprise. Gone is the shop selling beach balls and souvenirs and in its place is

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Pain and Fascia

Gower Acupuncture with Tim Wright

What is Fascia? Until recently – the last couple of decades – fascia was the thing that surgeons cut through to get to the interesting bits. It’s cast aside to access and assess the state of internal organs, muscles, nerves,

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Calligraphy

With Judith Porch

Did you know that the word “calligraphy” literally means “beautiful writing” thought to be from the Greek words for “beauty” (kallos) and “to write” (graphein)? This Summer and Autumn there is a veritable feast of calligraphy where you can over-indulge

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Cohabitation Agreements explained

Private client team with Natalie Thomas, Associate Director, 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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Wine and Food courses

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne - Wine for life learning

This month is all about food (and wine), hospitality and a fabulous draw (see below)! is an exciting, proactive and creative initiative that was developed by Simon Wright (Wright’s Food Emporium) and Naldo Diana (Coleg Sir Gar) to help and

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Under the midday sun

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

The country has been enjoying some glorious weather of late with week upon week of sunshine and settled weather. The beaches have been packed with people swimming and paddle boarding. Unfortunately though for surfers, the great weather usually means calm

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Paragliding over Rhossili Bay

Family History with Charles Wilson Watkins

I am privy to the front covers of Bay before they are published; these are the illustrations that Simon creates and designs.  July’s cover interested me and I made a connection between paragliding and Rhossili. So who or what are

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Nash Point Circular

Walk of the month with Ian Bateman

We all have songs that remind us of a specific time and place in our lives, of a person or a relationship; and sometimes the feeling can be so strong and the memory so vivid, you could almost physically be

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The Rise of Gru and The Feast

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

The Rise of Gru The franchise seemingly as indestructible as the Minions themselves is back after a particularly heavy covid delay, and essentially combines the two branches of it; The Rise Of Gru is, as you can probably infer from

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Through Mother’s Milk: Part 1

With The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Navigating the early days of motherhood is undoubtedly a challenging experience and breastfeeding is no exception. (Note: navigating the latter days can have its trials too!) ‘Breast is best’ for baby and mum; fostering emotional bonding, giving protection for the

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Number Crunching the Census

Family History II with Charles Wilson Watkins

In June the statisticians and boffins at the Office for National Statistics released the first results from the 2021 census.  Here are some of the numbers in relation to Wales. Wales’ total area is 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq. mi) The

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Auto News… August

With Liam Bird

Keep pets cool on car journeys, urges GEM Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging pet owners to ensure their animals are kept cool and safe on car journeys during the summer. The call comes as forecasters

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Lost

Hinds' sights with Liz Hinds

Liz Hinds’ method of map reading resonates with many of us; surely following a route in the direction you are travelling makes perfect sense. But as she so rightly points out, you don’t necessarily have to be going on a

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