Articles from issue : March 2015

Dreams of India

Cooking with Tatiana Bento – Marmalade Cookery School

Dreams of India For as long as I can remember I had a dream of going to India and so in 2011 my partner Dave and I bought two plane tickets and packed our backpacks. There were no plans, hotels or

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BAY Travel

with LIZ BARRY

PERU LIZ has a bucket list of places that she wants to visit. This year she ticked another one off her list – Machu Picchu in Peru. Cusco (pic below) at 11,145 feet (3,400m), above sea level is one of

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On a Mission to Stitch

by BAY reader Alison Lane

On a Mission to Stitch As a birthday gift my sister treated me to a Stitch Workshop at the Mission Gallery in Gloucester Place in the marina. The workshop was run by JULIE ARKELL who currently has an exhibition called

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An Ice Experience

With Simon Fry

An Ice Experience SIMON FRY visited a small Welsh business whose work features regularly on the BBC An unassuming industrial unit in Cwmbran might not be the most exciting location, but artworks created in it have been seen by millions

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Bay Motoring

with Liam Bird

CITROEN CACTUS Liam’s featured car this month is the Citroen Cactus. Liam usually waits for us to come up with a song title or witty intro each month – I’m afraid that the Cactus has had us stumped. Save for

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Mountainbike Trails

with KIM JONES  

Brecon, bikes and buzzards This month Kim heads off to the Brecon Beacons to cycle one of his favourite routes. It has some great views and if you’re lucky you might sight a red kite or a buzzard If you

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BAY Home & Garden

with Zoologist, Dr ISABELLA BREY 

Zoologist, Dr ISABELLA BREY has another insect for us this month,  The bumblebee Nurseries and Hostile Takeovers, right under our very feet March is the month in which the queens of many of the 19 British social bumblebee species emerge

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Hypnobirth The memories of the birth of your baby will remain with you always. It is so important that it is a positive experience and that you remain in control Hypnobirth is a complete antenatal teaching programme for pregnant women

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Surfing

with Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths

ON THE ROAD AGAIN…. LAST MONTH THE ATLANTIC FAILED TO DELIVER THE WAVES THAT CHRIS WAS LOOKING FOR – BUT THE NORTH SEA CAME GOOD All good things must come to an end, and so it is with the great

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BAY Food & Drink

With chef Neil Thomas of Brew Stone

GUEST CHEF RECIPE 24 HOUR LAMB SHOULDER with white beans, chorizo and salsa verde This month TheBAY is pleased to welcome guest chef Neil Thomas of Brew Stone on board to demonstrate how to use local ingredients to make a

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BAY Food & Drink

With Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea

Green lentil, mushroom and sweet potato lasagne  with cashew nut cheese RACHEL JAMISON OF NUTRI BALANCE SWANSEA IS A NUTRITIONIST WITH OVER 10 YRS EXPERIENCE INGREDIENTS Lasagne sheets 2 sweet potatoes- chopped into small chunks          

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BAY Food & Drink

with Sarla Langdon and Lesley Williams

Culinary Causerie with Sarla Langdon Examining Culinary Connections In this column last month, I mentioned Professor Sandra M. Gilbert’s new book ‘The Culinary Imagination—From Myth to Modernity’ (published by W.W.Norton £17.00) and have since been prevailed upon to review this

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FATHER ANDREW PEARCE

Rector at St Teilo’s Church, Bishopston

How do you react when you encounter the ‘Big Issue’ seller on the street? Regrettably, if you’re anything like me, it probably depends on what kind of mood you’re in; whether or not you’re in a hurry; or, even, most

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BAY Health and Wellbeing

With Dr Chris Johns

Some useful medical advice from Dr Chris Johns who has been a GP in Sketty and Killay Medical Centres for 25 years and is Clinical Lead for Swansea Acute GP Unit in Singleton Hospital. My word, it’s been a very

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BAY Home & Garden

With Fulke Andel

DIG IT GARDENING ADVICE FOR THE NEW (AND NOT SO NEW) GARDENER Well what a mild winter! So mild the runner bean tubers I’ve been storing in the garage started sprouting in December. The cold snap in February soon brought

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BAY Legal Matters

with Katherine Simpson of Graham Evans

The Conveyancing Process KATHERINE SIMPSON OF GRAHAM EVANS AND PARTNERS TALKS ABOUT SOME OF THE ISSUES THAT CAN IMPACT ON THE VALUE OF A HOME OR CAUSE A HEADACHE IF NOT PICKED UP DURING THE CONVEYANCING PROCESS. Our homes are our most significant asset but

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BAY Health & Wellbeing

with The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Stinging Nettle: Urtica dioica One of the first medicinal herbs to reappear after the cold winter months is the stinging nettle. With its reputation for invading gardens and causing misery to the incautious as a result of its painful sting,

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