Articles from issue : May 2019

BAY No. 100

With Bay editor Lesley Williams

If someone had told me in 2008 that I would be running a lifestyle magazine back in my home town, I would not have believed them. At that time, I was working in the financial world of Mergers & Acquisitions

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Trap, neuter and return

With the Cats Protection Swansea

Herding Cats! Herding cats? Surely not! Well, you’re right it isn’t the best way to catch cats, so at Swansea Cats Protection we undertake TNR – which stands for ‘trap, neuter and return’. Whilst it’s not the most glamorous role

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May’s Fluttering Wonders

Nature Watch with Danielle Rouse

Swansea has a diverse range of flora, and in May we will see butterflies fluttering around the blooms. Butterfly numbers are in decline as we create concrete jungles, but Swansea Council does a great job of planting wildflowers on verges,

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Anxiety and Stress

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture Swansea

“My brain went empty…” “Did I snore?” “I’m not sure if I fell asleep?” These are a few of the common comments I get from patients after an acupuncture session. Surprising for a lot of people – who envisage an

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Dario’s Da Portar Via Sketty has a new addition to its take-away options – Dario’s Italian restaurant. Owner Dario comes from a long line of Swansea Italian restaurateurs with family connections to Vesuvio in Landore. This little café cum bistro’s

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Join the Race for Life in Swansea

With Cancer Research UK - Sunday 12 May and Saturday 20 July

This year, for the first time, Cancer Research UK is inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children – to join the Swansea Race for Life 10K & 5K which takes place on Museum Green on Sunday, 12

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The Gower Walking Festival

Saturday 1st to Sunday 9th June

The Gower Walking Festival 2019 has launched its programme for this year, and there are a super range of walks from 1st – 9th June. There are over 40 walks and activities organised, including walking the Pennant plateau to the

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Home entertainment round-up

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

This month Emlyn brings us a round-up of some of his favourite films of the past year. Not all will have made it to our Swansea cinemas, but are now widely available to download or buy on DVD. Spider-Man: Into

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Lads without Dads

With Jason Jackson

Lads Without Dads was founded by Jason Jackson in 2015 with the aim to provide young men between the ages of 8 and 18 who do not have a father figure in their lives, with a positive male role model.

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BOOKER INTERNATIONAL 2019 Shortlist The Years by Annie Ernaux Translated from the French by Alison L. Strayer (Fitzcarraldo Editions £12.99) Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead by Olga Tokarczuk Translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Fitzcarraldo

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