Articles from issue : May 2019

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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How to keep your Microbes Happy!

With The Herbal Clinic - Swansea

Discovering the complexity of the life forms living within us and what they mean to our health has generated a massive surge of interest amongst the scientific community. This interest has rippled into the lives of those wishing to maintain

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Agra

Through the viewfinder with Liz Barry

Liz Barry has just returned from a two-month trip to India, in her final weeks there she stopped off to revisit one of the most famous buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal. Here are some of the highlights that

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I’m having a ball!

Fix my Spine with Iona Collins

A couple of years ago, I was chauffered by bus from Schipol airport to a university campus in Amsterdam. As I looked out of the bus window, I noticed how the cycle paths in Amsterdam looked like a second established

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A new approach to divorce

With Fiona Lee - Graham Evans & Partners

The current law on divorce requires a spouse to provide evidence to the court that one of five facts has occurred. These are commonly known as adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, 2 years separation with consent, and 5 years separation. This

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48 hours down west

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

They say all good things come to an end, and they are right! After six weeks of non-stop surf through early spring, the Atlantic wave machine eventually popped a cog and came to a grinding halt towards the end of March.

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Hay Festival

The art scene with Mark Rees

I’ve been trying my best to think of the words to describe the Hay Festival, but I think former American president Bill Clinton said it best when he called the annual gathering in Hay-on-Wye the “Woodstock of the mind.” It’s

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Snippets May 2019

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

SWANSEA PHILHARMONIC CHOIR KIDS CANCER CHARITY Swansea Philharmonic Choir: ‘Come and Sing’ Haydn’s Nelson Mass featuring soloists from Gower College Swansea in aid of Kids Cancer Charity. Saturday 1 June 2019 at All Saints, Oystermouth. Open rehearsal 14.00. Concert performance

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Auto News

With Liam Bird

RARITY, ORIGINALITY, ELEGANCE AND SOPHISTICATION at Heythrop British Marques Sale Silverstone Auctions are to bring super rare, original, elegant and sophisticated cars to the British Marques May sale at Heythrop Park on the 11th May. It is extremely rare to

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Cawl recipe

Spring Recipes with Angela Gray

The fifth in a series of Angela Gray’s Cookery School books, Spring Recipes celebrates the time of year with fresh, zesty flavours, vibrant colours and lots of inspiring ways to enhance your day-to-day cooking at home. The book is full

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