Articles from issue : July 2020

Summer in Swansea!

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne

It’s time to rejoice, summer in Swansea is here! After these few months of lockdown, we’ve come up with an exciting line up of interesting and delicious wines for you. Starting with two cool and delicious rosy roses followed by

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Arena takes shape at key gateway to Swansea

City Update with Andy Pearson - Communications & Marketing Officer - Swansea Council

A new skyline is emerging in Swansea city centre, and as shoppers returned to the re-opening retail outlets, they found themselves looking upwards. Their focus of attention was two huge steel frameworks that have been expertly constructed over the past

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Prawns with pasta and seaweed sauce

Recipe with Graffeg Publishing

This month’s recipe comes courtesy of Graffeg’s ‘Flavours of Wales – The Seaweed Cookbook’ by Gilli Davies with photographs by Huw Jones, as featured in Bay’s Dr Alyson Hitch’s book review. INGREDIENTS 400g raw king prawns, shelled 200g pasta 175g

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Lockdown Learning

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

Liz, has like many of us, used her time in the past few months to learn some new skills.  Things I have discovered during lockdown: I am not an artist; the Welsh language is incredibly difficult to learn and Paul

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Dig it – July

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener with Fulke Andel

Well, what a couple of months we’ve had! I, for one, didn’t see the lockdown happening so quickly – so was not at all prepared from a gardening perspective. Very little compost and only last year’s seeds to use. 3

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Welsh Beef Bolognese Pasta Soup

Recipe from eatwelshlambandwelshbeef.com

This month’s recipe from eatwelshlambandwelshbeef.com is the perfect comfort food and is kind to your purse as well as your soul. It will feed 4 hungry people but add more pasta and vegetables to make it go further if necessary.

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Audi A6 allroad

Motoring with Liam Bird

The Covid-19 lock-down put paid to Liam’s well-laid plans, but at least the Audi A6 came in useful for the supermarket trips. This was going to be the place where I told you all about my drive to this year’s

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Weird waves and weird times

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

WELL, IT’S BEEN A FUNNY FEW MONTHS BY ANY STANDARDS. I HAD NO IDEA THAT DAYS AFTER WRITING MY “WEIRD WAVES” ARTICLE ABOUT MY TRIP TO THE BRISTOL WAVEGARDEN COMPLEX IN MID-MARCH THAT THINGS WERE ABOUT TO GET PROPERLY WEIRD.

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Pwll Du Circular

Walk of the month with Ian Bateman

Ian originally planned this walk for the April issue, so the photographs he took were decidedly wintry. In mid-June Simon and I took our 5-year old grandson on this walk to update the photographs, so what you see here is

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Mediation

With Natalie Thomas - Associate Solicitor DJM Solicitors

A family mediation service can help resolve a wide range of disagreements such as arrangements for your children, financial agreements and other matters. Family mediation can help you to maintain a reasonable relationship and level of communication with your partner

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