Articles from issue : May 2015

Hayfever – May

with Tim Wright at Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

Hayfever As temperatures climb and the air settles (hopefully), up to 20% of us will be plagued by the dreaded hayfever SO WHAT IS HAYFEVER? Most people know it’s an allergic reaction to pollen. This pollen can come from a

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Mr Marmalade’s Obsession – May

With Tatiana Bento from Marmalade Cookery School

This month Tatiana gives us a step by step guide to making the perfect family supper dish, lasagne. This recipe serves 4 but the ingredients can easily be doubled up to cater for a crowd. Mr Marmalade’s Obsession When I first

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All things books – May

with Sarla Langdon

Attention Readers! Please note that all books reviewed in this column in every issue are available at the KILLAY LIBRARY Just ring the lovely people there on 01792 516820 to check availability. Killay Library receives an advance list of the titles

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with Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea

Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea is a nutritionist with over 10 years’ experience. Rachel loves to cook, and has come up with this recipe that uses lots of store cupboard ingredients to create a quick and easy supper dish

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Travel – May

with Liz Barry

TRINIDAD Cuba All photos by Liz Liz visits Cuba’s oldest Spanish Colonial town – Trinidad. Her wonderful photographs capture the colourful architecture and people of the UNESCO World Heritage site. In 1988 UNESCO declared Trinidad a World Heritage Site as

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Motoring – May

Motoring with Liam Bird

Meaty, Beaty, Big and Bouncy Volkswagen Amarok Big isn’t it? If only I’d had a fiver every time I heard that one during my time with the Volkswagen Amarok – who knows, I might just have made enough money to

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Summer 2015 – May

Seashore Safaris with Judith Oakley

Summer 2015 Seashore Safaris with Judith Oakley All photographs copyright – Judith Oakley (Oakley Intertidal) Join local Marine Biologist and Author Judith Oakley (Oakley Intertidal), on a FREE, exciting and educational marine-themed event, this summer! Sat 6th June RHOSSILI WORLD

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Lemon Balm; Melissa officinalis – May

The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis LEMON BALM IS AN UNASSUMING HERB WITH AN UPLIFTING LEMONY SCENT; PHYSICIANS AND BEEKEEPERS ALIKE HAVE LONG KNOWN MELISSA OFFICINALIS. The name Melissa comes from the Greek word for ‘honey bee’ and has been used since an-cient

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BAY Legal matters – May


Getting personal Happily, few of us will be involved in a personal injury case but those who do can benefit from the right advice. Craig Jenkins of GRAHAM EVANS AND PARTNERS reveals what is important to bear in mind. There

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Vaccinating your pets – May

with Geraint Jones with St James Vet

Vaccinating your pets In this issue Geraint tackles the serious subject of vaccinating your pets With the public’s reliance on the internet for information and the huge influence of social media on our lives, clients in veterinary practice are generally

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DIG IT – May

 with Fulke Andel

DIG IT  Gardening Advice for the NEW (and not so new) gardener Crumbs, we’ve had a mild winter and a really warm start to the season. The runner bean ‘tubers’ I’ve been storing in the garage started sprouting back in

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Culinary Causerie – May

with Lesley Williams

A Second Slice I mentioned last month that there are certain restaurants that I like to reserve for special occasions only. So it was with great excitement that I had the opportunity to visit Slice in Eversley Road again –

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“The Man Club” – May

With Charles Fewcott 

CHARLES FENCOTT of 57 BARBERS in Vivian Road, Sketty knows a thing or two about male grooming. Why not pop in to see him and experience a traditional cut-throat close shave? Rediscovering the barber shop  “The Man Club” As well

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