Articles from issue : June 2022

The book department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we enter the magical world of abstract photographer Linda Bembridge, find out why modern technology will lose the battle against nature, visit one of the great gardens of England, and treat ourselves to a retelling Les Misérables by

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Bowel Cancer

Bay cluster network with Dr Lamah and Reem El-Sharkawi

This month we will focus on bowel cancer. We were saddened to read the news that Deborah James, a 40-year-old mother of two, has been moved to ‘hospice at home care’ to treat her terminal bowel cancer. Since her diagnosis

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Cat Tales

Swansea Cats Protection with Lyn Gardner

Swansea Cats Protection is a very well-established and highly successful homing and cat welfare branch, which has been led by the same volunteers for more than two decades. So, they’ve probably ‘seen it all’ as you might say. But a

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Laos – Mad about the Mekong

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smioth

Kept cool by the mighty Mekong River and fresh breezes that roll down from the mountain forests, Laos is a tiny landlocked country in a distant corner of Asia, and a different world from the sweltering and bustling stereotype of

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Auto News for June

With Liam Bird

Rumor: A Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow car has sold for a record £115 million No, honestly, it wasn’t me that scooped the £184 million recently on the euro-millions… Rumours from multiple sources suggest that Mercedes-Benz, the company that brought us the

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Gower Pilgrimage Way (Part V)

Walk of the month with Ian Bateman

Here we are then on the final leg of the recently launched Gower Pilgrimage Way, a 50 mile pilgrimage walk from Penclawdd to Bishopston, con-necting all 17 churches in the Gower Ministry area along the way. David Pope, the founder

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Traditional gözleme pie

Seasonal recipe with private chef Christos

Gözleme is a traditional savoury Turkish flatbread or pastry filled with meat, spinach, feta and lots of herbs. Pan fried until golden and crispy, then cut into grabbable-size pieces with lemon wedges on the side. There are many variations of

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Dacia Duster Bi-Fuel

Motoring with Liam Bird

I filled-up the other day, topped-up the tank to the brim. The pump cut off at 34 litres, which using some pretty basic maths, equates roughly to a range of 280 miles or so. The cost? Just under £25. No,

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It’s June…

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne

It’s June and if you’ve got plans to celebrate or have celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee we’ve a few timely suggestions. A special edition Whispering Angel rose is waiting and ready. A splendid Welsh red wine produced by Whitecastle Vineyard

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