Articles from issue : July 2020

The Cine Files

Film Reviews with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Baywatchlist. It seems likely that going to the cinema isn’t going to be possible for some time, and with tv drama production halted we’re having to watch reruns and repeats. So, I asked Emlyn for his favourite films available from

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Editor’s Choice

With Lesley Williams

Digital Solutions What’s your WiFi password?’ asked my great niece. ‘We don’t have internet in the house, it’s just up in the studio, sorry’ I replied. She gave me a look that told me I was a dinosaur, definitely prehistoric.

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Don’t panic Mr Mainwaring

Business & Career Advice with Neil Franklin

If you are in my age group, then you will remember this iconic catchphrase uttered by corporal Jones to his Captain in the TV series “Dad’s Army,” when things went very wrong and the poor corporal worked himself into a

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Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

At the time of writing this article, I am still stuck in Surrey, and I have been since the start of this lock-down. Research has become increasingly hard to carry out now, with libraries, archives, and other places of interest

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Stay fit in quarantine

Fitness Training with Nicky Holland

Due to the current global pandemic, we have to be smart if we want to avoid putting on the extra kilos of weight at this time. Many people are working from home, which is great. It’s really important that we

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

El Fuego Most of us equate celebrations with food – I certainly like to go out to eat on my birthday, but this year that wasn’t an option. My daughter and I have taken it in turns to cook every

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The Book Department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we get busy in the kitchen and learn how to cook with laverbread, enter the endlessly fascinating world of the coastal rock pool, reveal why our grandparents once drank cocktails that glowed in the dark, and find out

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Spousal Maintenance During Covid-19

Family Law with Claire Davies - Associate Solicitor JCP Solicitors

Claire Davies is a family law specialist with extensive experience in complex and high net worth matters, particularly with cases involving businesses, pensions, trusts, cases with an international element and pre-nuptial agreements. Claire started her career with Smith Llewelyn Partnership

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Welcome back!

Swansea Cats Protection with Lyn Gardner

With the country emerging from lockdown, we are all anticipating the ‘new normal’. Will it be much as before, or will we have a better awareness of the fragility of the environment and a desire to do things differently? I

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Covid Culture

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

Like a lot of people, when times get tough, I turn to the arts. I wander for hours around the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, watch whatever happens to be on at Swansea Grand Theatre, or read one of the many

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Auto News

With Liam Bird

KIA GIVES BACK TO THE NHS  Countless NHS workers across the UK are working tirelessly throughout the Covid-19 pandemic to provide care for those in need. In appreciation of their outstanding work, Kia Motors (UK) Limited is giving back to

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With Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi and Reem El-Sharkawi - part of the Bay Cluster Network

This month we focus on the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that has spread worldwide. The World Health Organisation defines a pandemic as ‘the worldwide spread of disease’. Much is still unknown about the virus but in this article we aim

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Vegan Recipes

With Rachel Jamison

Rachel from the COOL BEANS COOKERY SCHOOL and V HUB brings us a summery recipe for July. Gazpacho is served very cold and makes a refreshing starter or light lunch. Gazpacho 900g ripe tomatoes, halved and cored 1 small cucumber peeled 

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The Uncertain Road Ahead

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture Swansea

It’s hard to recall a more uncertain time in recent history. Many businesses are on the brink of collapse. Previously solid careers and jobs look precarious. Even going to the supermarket has become fraught with risk and anxiety. In short

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