Articles from issue : July 2016

Colour and Cut Revolution

with Icon Italian Connection, Mumbles

In the April issue, Icon Italian Connection in Mumbles, ran a competition for one lucky reader to WIN a cut and colour revolution plus make-up make-over. The winner, who was drawn at random was BAY contributor Amanda Skull who was

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Culinary Causerie

with Editor Lesley Williams

Sunny side up FLAMING JUNE WAS ANYTHING BUT, SO WE MADE THE MOST OF EVERY AVAILABLE GOOD DAY AND TRIED TO SIT OUTSIDE WHENEVER POSSIBLE Each month we drive up to Dowlais in Merthyr Tydfil to deliver the magazine artwork

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Vegan Recipe

with Rachel Jamison

Rachel of Nutri Balance Swansea and Cool Beans cookery school is a nutritionist with over 10 years’ experience. With the barbeque season hopefully on the horizon, Rachel has devised a fabulous meat and dairy free alternative to the usual grilled

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Osteoarthritis

With Rosie Jones Osteopath

ROSIE IS AN OSTEOPATH WITH SWANSEA BODY KINETICS AT THE NATURAL HEALTH SERVICE IN PAGE STREET, SWANSEA. THIS MONTH ROSIE INVESTIGATES THE CAUSES AND TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS This month I would like to talk about osteoarthritis, specifically of the knee

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Welcome to town recipe

Adam, head chef at the Welcome to town, Llanrhidian joins us this month and shares his recipe for new season lamb.

New season Gower lamb rump with redcurrant port jus With a fresh, delicate flavour and a succulent, tender texture, new season lamb is particularly delicious right now. We’re lucky at the Welcome to town to be surrounded by so many farmers

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Culinary Causerie

with Sarla Langdon

EARLY THIS YEAR I RESOLVED TO CHALLENGE OLD ASSUMPTIONS AND TRY OUT NEW CULINARY CONCEPTS WHENEVER POSSIBLE. MY RESOLUTION WAS GREETED WITH DERISION WHEN I REVEALED THAT I HAD NEVER BEEN INSIDE A McDONALDS EATERY OR A GREGGS IN MY LIFE No

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The Arrival of Summer

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

I love summer, as I know most people do, but as a Welsh surfer who spends most of the winter encased in thick rubber to protect myself from the freezing water, it feels pretty good to be able to peel

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Polvo a Lagareiro

TATIANA BRINGS US A TYPICAL PORTUGUESE DISH THIS MONTH –

ROASTED OCTOPUS. THIS WILL BE TATIANA’S LAST RECIPE FOR US FOR A WHILE AS HER TIME IS NOW OCCUPIED WITH HER PROPERTY RENTAL BUSINESS IN THE ALGARVE. TATIANA’S HOUSE IS AVAILABLE TO RENT, SIMPLY GOOGLE ‘THE MARMALADE HOUSE, OLHAO’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. MANY THANKS

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Albania – not your usual holiday destination

Regular BAY reader John Weston got in touch after he enjoyed a holiday in Albania, a country situated in the south eastern Balkan Peninsula. I confess that the only facts that I knew about Albania were that comedian Norman Wisdom was regarded as a cult figure there, and that it was once part of the Ottoman Empire. Here John gives an account of his trip.

  “How would you like to go to Albania?” Inge my partner asked one evening in spring. “I’m game,” I replied, trying desperately to remember where Albania actually was. “We could fly to Croatia first and then make our way

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Bike Ride of the Month – The Tywi Track

THIS MONTH KIM TAKES US ON A THRILLING BIKE RIDE AND HAS A RATHER SPOOKY ENCOUNTER

It’s odd the thoughts that cross your mind when sitting in a puddle. Once over the initial shock and after the pain has subsided, if the sun is shining one finds oneself adopting an almost contemplative air. Why at the

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The Extra by A.B. Yehoshua Translated from the Hebrew by Stuart Schoffman (Halban £12.99)  Israeli novelist A.B Yehoshua is something of a media darling in Britain, regularly featuring on high brow arts and serious news programmes. Yehoshua belongs to the

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