Articles from issue : March 2021

Wine and food pairings (you have to try)

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne - Wine fro Life Learning

Gone are the days when a slippery slope of rules and regulations about wine & food matching appeared hopelessly impossible to navigate. We’ve come to realise that experimentation is far more progresssive with so many possible pairings to explore. And

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Pick of the pops

What's your special No. 1? with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Number one in September 1978 This month not only are we staying here in the UK but also venturing over to the USA. I had a request from American reader, Tammy Brandonisio Tsonis, who wants to know “What was the

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A short winter escape

Mountain bike trails with Kim Jones

Kim and his partner Tracey are back this month with a tale of a bike ride that they did at the end of last year, when the pubs had finally reopened after another lock down. The bike feels heavy, my

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Zambia – into the heart of Africa

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smith

To the European traveller, if anywhere could be in the middle of nowhere, it is seldom-visited Zambia. But for those prepared to choose a destination that’s less than obvious, there are classic landscapes and wildlife in abundance. And of course,

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Acupuncture for Knee Pain

Gower acupuncture with Tim Wright

Whilst the knee is a simple hinge joint, it is particularly susceptible to traumatic injury as it absorbs energy between the hips and ankle. And the figures back this up… Knee pain is the most com-mon joint disorder and amongst

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Mother Love

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

LIZ HINDS’ ARTICLE THIS MONTH WILL RESONATE WITH MOST PARENTS. HOW FAR DO WE LET OUR CHILDREN GO – EVEN WHEN WE KNOW THEY ARE MAKING A MISTAKE? “The only reason I’m struggling on is that my parents have agreed

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Sowing the seeds

Theraputic Gardening with Sophie Lacey - Good Thymes Gardening

Whilst I work in the garden most days of the week, I appreciate that not everyone is as nutty as I am subjecting myself to these finger-tingling cold temperatures. But, despite the weather we’ve had over the past few weeks

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Food and Family

Culinary Causerie with Lesley Williams

Lockdown has impacted hugely on most of our lives, especially from an eating out point of view. No more popping into the pub or wine bar for a drink before going on to a restaurant for dinner or meeting up

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Census 2021

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Last month in her introduction, Editor Lesley stated that there were 821 Jedi Knights in Swansea at the time of the 2001 census. This year the 2021 census is being undertaken on Census Day, 21st March. I wonder what the

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March Auto News

Motoring News with Liam Bird

Glorious example of Ferrari’s legendary GT is confirmed for Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Live Online Auction Silverstone Auctions lot list is rapidly growing full with a range of classic cars, competition cars and automobilia for THE RACE RETRO LIVE ONLINE

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Suzuki Ignis Hybrid

Motoring with Liam Bird

Had Suzuki’s award-winning press office lent me the latest version of their Ignis a little later in the year, there’s a possibility that you might now be reading a somewhat different review. And, if they’d lent me a different variant

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Lockdown Watchlist No.4

The cine files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

As lockdown continues to keep our cinemas closed Emlyn selects a few more classics from his favourite film collection. This month we turn to the sci fi genre – and what could be better than a bit of escapism? The

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