Articles from issue : February 2018

Know your pain, seek the right treatment

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture Swansea

All pain is not created equal and all pain does not necessarily originate from an accident or damage to tissue. When treating pain its important to differentiate between the various potential causes; dysfunction of the nervous system, damage to tissue,

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Surfing

With Chris 'Guts' Griffiths (all pics by Guts except those marked)

A Classic Start to the New Year 2017 was possibly one of the worst years for surf on record. Unbelievably long flat spells were only broken up by really awful wind blown waves for the most part. Occasional days of

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Everything is pixelated

With Steve Paris. Mac, iphone, & ipad news, tips& tricks

The column that focuses on providing help, top advice and news about your Apple devices, namely Macs, iPhones and iPads. Please send any questions to Steve via the contact details at the end of this article. Q: I love emojis

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Branching Out

With Dr Isabella Brey

MYTHICAL ANCIENTS Few trees are surrounded by more myths, legends and symbolism than the yew, which was already considered sacred in the pre-Christian era. In modern times, science has been able to uncover many of the facts which would have

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Family History

With Charles Wilson-Watkins

Swansea Suffragettes Welcome to a new year of Family History with Charles Wilson Watkins. This year, I am going to cover a variety of topics that I hope will ignite memories that you might have and would like to share

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Local Talent

With Rae Howells

Bay WAS DELIGHTED TO BE CONTACTED BY RAE HOWELLS OF WEST CROSS WHO WON THE PRESTIGIOUS WELSH INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION 2017 – WALES’ ONLY MAJOR POETRY COMPETITION, WHICH RECEIVES ENTRIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. The first Welsh Poetry Competition was

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Motoring

With Liam Bird - Mercedes Benz X-Class

X marks the sweet spot “Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive pick-ups, I must make amends. Worked hard all my lifetime, no help from my friends…” Just a minute, what was that? What

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Magnificent Micro-Moths

With Dr Isabella Brey

Butterflies and moths are some of the most familiar insects, and they generally find themselves at opposite ends of the popularity scale, with moths usually being considered dull at best and jumper-eating at worst. As a result, there would not

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