Articles from issue : October 2017

The Power of Placebo

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

Acupuncture has a long history of some naysayers dismissing it as no more than an elaborate placebo. It’s less commonplace nowadays with GPs using acupuncture for pain management and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommending acupuncture for

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Last month we escaped the wet Welsh weather and traded it for more wet weather, but in the Italian lakes. At least it wasn’t cold and the scenery was breathtaking. Autumn had come early to Northern Italy so it seemed

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Dormitory Appeal

Girlguiding West Glamorgan

PLEASE HELP US REACH OUR TARGET OF £10,000 TO GO TOWARDS UPDATING THE DORMITORIES IN THE GUIDE CENTRE AT PARKMILL Do you remember your time in Guiding? Think back, remember the friends you made, the camps and holidays you attended,

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Making Tax Digital

With Allchurch & Co

YOU MAY HAVE HEARD ABOUT MAKING TAX DIGITAL WHICH IS A KEY PART OF THE GOVERNMENT’S PLANS TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES TO GET THEIR TAX RIGHT AND KEEP ON TOP OF THEIR TAX AFFAIRS. What is

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Looking for Volunteers

My Guide Scheme

A SCHEME to help blind and partially sighted people regain their mobility has given a Swansea grandmother a new lease of life. Alyson Evans, aged 61, is rebuilding her confidence and fitness by stepping out with her own personal sighted

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WELL JUDGED, STABLE AND BALANCED – IT’S IN ITS DNA Alfa Romeo’s UK press department’s decision to spec their all-new Giulia with a subtle silver paint-job instead of the more traditional and flamboyant rosso-corsa (that’s Italian – it translates as

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Going wild in Mauritius

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smith

Mauritius is one of the most beautiful tropical islands on earth, ever popular as a honeymoon, holiday and golfing destination. But the development of the island has come at a huge environmental cost, with wildlife extinctions among the highest anywhere

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