Articles from issue : June 2016

Big Boys’ Toys

BAY Motors with Ashley Lovering

1973 MG BGT 3500cc V8 Back in the late 1960s I bought my first MG. It was the latest model, a BGT finished in Damascus Red. Up to the minute, its features included opening doors and tailgate, suspension, glass and

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Everything is pixelated

BAY Apple help...with STEVE PARIS

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 below. 
Q: Why is there no way to search for

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She’s Electric

Motoring with Liam Bird

The BMW i3 I’ve been desperately trying to remember what I learnt in my physics class. What was Faraday’s Law again? What was it he said about an electric current being generated by a moving conductor within a magnetic field?

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Shin Splints

Health & Wellbeing with Rosie Jones – Osteopath

Rosie is an Osteopath with Swansea Body Kinetics at The Natural Health Service in Page Street, Swansea. This month Rosie explains the causes and treatments for shin splints Shin Splints What are they? The medical term for shin splints is

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Summertime and the living is easy…

Health & wellbeing with Tim Wright – Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

Summertime and the living is easy… …or so sang Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald on their 1950s sultry jazz tune Summertime  For the majority of us summertime is a time to enjoy. For the unfortunate minority the onset of longer,

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Salvia officinalis – Sage

BAY Health & Wellbeing with The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Today the mention of sage is likely to evoke thoughts of Sunday roast with stuffing, but this garden herb has so much more to offer, as is revealed by its illustrious past. Wisdom and old age are the themes woven

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Swansea on the Ebola Frontline

WARNING: The following article contains imagery that may be upsetting. However we have taken the decision to publish this as it highlights the outstanding work of one of our own Swansea doctors...

One morning last year, as I sat at my desk and opened my emails as usual I was surprised to receive one from a doctor in Sierra Leone. Dr MICHAEL BRYANT, one of the doctors who was helping to fight

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Vegan Leek and Asparagus Quiche

VEGAN RECIPE with Rachel Jamison

Rachel of Nutri Balance Swansea is a nutritionist with over 10 years’ experience. Rachel also runs a vegan cookery school called Cool Beans, from her home in Sketty. With warmer days ahead, Rachel’s recipe for June is a vegan quiche,

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Cool Beans Vegan Cookery Class

With Rachel Jamison – words and photos by BAY editor Lesley Williams

I’M AN OMNIVORE WITH VEGETARIAN TENDENCIES. I CAN HAPPILY SURVIVE IN A MEAT-FREE ENVIRONMENT SO LONG AS I HAVE ACCESS TO CHEESE AND EGGS, SO I WAS CURIOUS TO SEE IF I COULD BE DRAWN TO A VEGAN DIET. RACHEL

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Ranji’s Mackerel Curry

The Locals’ Cookbook Sri Lanka by Jon Lewin is the first in a series of travel documentary style cookbooks that follow Jon’s journeys across the world documenting the culture, food, stories and recipes of the people that he met. During his time in Sri Lanka he lived with local families, experiencing the country at grass roots level. 10% of the profits from the sales of his book go back to the people of Sri Lanka.

This month we bring you a mackerel recipe attributed to a lady that Jon calls his Sri Lankan mum – Ingredients 400g boneless mackerel fillets 4 tbsp coconut oil ½ tsp black mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 3 tsp

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A proper Italian Limoncello

Cooking with Tatiana Bento – Marmalade Cookery School

TATIANA IS BACK THIS MONTH WITH A REFRESHING SUMMER DRINK THAT IS STRICTLY FOR THE ADULTS This Italian liquor is deeply rooted in the south of Italy in the province of Sorrento and Amalfi and is normally made from the

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

In like a Lyon Bouchon de Rossi – French Bistro & Café Bouchon de Rossi in Oxford Street has been on my to-do list for many months. I’d heard very good reviews on this classic Lyonnais restaurant, and so I

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Greenway – Travel with Liz Barry

LIZ TRAVELLED DOWN TO DEVON RECENTLY AND WHILST THERE VISITED THE AUTHOR AGATHA CHRISTIE’S HOLIDAY HOME. MY FAVOURITE QUOTE BY MS CHRISTIE WAS REGARDING HER ARCHAEOLOGIST HUSBAND...

“I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me”  On a weekend stay in Devon I went along to Greenway House, the holiday home of Agatha Christie which sits in the midst of beautiful gardens

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The Written World

with Sarla Langdon

BOOKER INTERNATIONAL 2016 WINNER The Vegetarian, a novel by Korean writer Han Kang, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith and published by UK imprint Portobello Press, has been judged the winner of the Man Booker International Prize for 2016.

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