Articles from issue : June 2017

Protect Yourself

Bay Wellbeing

Good quality sunscreen should be our first line of defence against the harmful effects of sun exposure and skin cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, malignant melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in the UK, with on average 40

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Hinds’ Sights

With Liz Hinds

LIZ HINDS IS AN EXPERIENCED AUTHOR IN BOTH CHRISTIAN AND SECULAR PUBLICATIONS. THIS MONTH LIZ LOOKS AT HOW OUR OUTWARD APPEARANCE OFTEN HIDES SOMETHING MUCH DEEPER There’s an old computer acronym WYSIWYG (wizzywig). In non-nerd language that means what you

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Anxiety Disorders

With The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Anxiety is a normal response to stress or danger. A perceived threat triggers the ‘freeze, fight or flight’ mechanism and adrenaline is released into the bloodstream causing a rise in heart rate, blood pressure and preparing the body for action.

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Auto News

With Liam Bird

WMW makes donation to Blood Bikes Wales The Welsh Motoring Writers were pleased to follow up a donation they made to Air Ambulance Wales earlier this year with a donation to Blood Bikes Wales: www.bloodbikeswales.org.uk Blood Bikes Wales’ 300-plus volunteer

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The Written World

With Sarla Langdon

Back to British books I am happy to celebrate literary excellence with you, whatever its country of origin, but after a glut of the exotic as we focused on the shortlist for the Booker International award, I am very pleased

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Gower Festival 2017

Saturday 1st July to Saturday 15th july 2017

We have some wonderful concerts arranged for the 2017 Festival. We have invited several artists who have delighted us in previous years: the Wihan Quartet (string quartet), Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), John Anderson (oboe), the Carducci Quartet (string quartet) and Alexandra

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Open Studios Events

With Tim Pegler

A programme of ‘Open Studios’ events to showcase artists and art galleries is scheduled to take place at a range of locations in Mumbles and Gower between 18th and 28th August 2017. Gower is home to a thriving community of

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Kiwanuka Rules OK

BAY Gigging with Simon Fry

LAST MONTH Bay’s GIG REVIEWER SIMON FRY SAW MICHAEL KIWANUKA AT THE COLSTON HALL IN BRISTOL. MICHAEL KIWANUKA IS AN ENGLISH SOUL MUSICIAN WHO HAS BEEN COMPARED TO MARVIN GAYE, CURTIS MAYFIELD, BILL WITHERS, RANDY NEWMAN, OTIS REDDING AND VAN

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Alien: Covenant

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Bay is delighted to introduce a new contributor: Emlyn Roberts-Harry is a lifelong film obsessive, based in London, who got his start by watching Star Wars at the impressionable age of six and went on to love more or less

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Springtime Blues!

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

SPRINGTIME IS USUALLY A CLASSIC TIME FOR GREAT QUALITY SURF ON GOWER. THE EVENINGS ARE LIGHTER, SO THE AFTER WORK CREW GET A CHANCE OF A MIDWEEK SESSION The water is starting to warm up a little, and the surf

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Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

LETTER TO THE EDITOR May I thank you for publishing the item about our forthcoming John Mills guitar evening in Bay, complete with photo!  I have had a number of enquiries as a result. You offer a truly invaluable service to local

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Swansea’s Political Past

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

THE GENERAL ELECTION IS A HOT TOPIC THIS MONTH – WHETHER YOU ARE READING THIS BEFORE THE 8TH OF JUNE OR AFTER. CHARLES LOOKS AT POLITICS AND POLITICIANS IN SWANSEA FROM 1833 TO THE PRESENT DAY We interrupt our normal

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