Articles from issue : October 2020

What we did on our summer holidays

With Lyn Gardener - Swansea Cats Protection

Not many of us actually had a summer holiday, did we? But despite that and having to face the obvious challenges of working within COVID-19 safety restrictions, our volunteers achieved a HUGE amount during the summer. So, we’d like to

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Juniper Place Dai Wakely (right) has the distinction of being a Master Distiller. This title is the highest professional qualification offered by the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, so he is well placed to be in charge of the Cygnet

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Freezing Iceland

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smith

With its glacial lakes, volcanic scenery and rugged ice-sculpted landscapes, Iceland is one of the wildest and most remote places on the planet and is literally like nowhere else on earth. Bay’s Nick Smith packs his notebook and cameras and

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The Book Department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we take a look at the designs of the heyday of the American railroad, find out from one of our best landscape photographers how to photo-graph South Wales, discover the secret mathematics that will give you the edge

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September Sessions

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

Classically, September is one of the best months of the year for big clean swells to hit the British Isles. Scotland, Ireland and even Cornwall had pumping solid waves for most of the last month, but I think Wales forgot

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Colic in babies

Bay Cluster Network

Colic is a condition where a baby, experiences repeated episodes of excessive crying when he is otherwise well. Colic is considered to be a common condition but can be very upsetting for parents. It is estimated to affect 10-30% of

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Trick or Treat

With Liz Hinds

THIS MONTH LIZ REFLECTS ON HER CHILDHOOD LOVE OF FIREWORKS, HER DISLIKE OF HALLOWEEN AND HOW SOUL CAKES SOUND NICER THAN THEY TASTE. I don’t like Halloween. There I’ve said it. I dislike intensely the American-style commercialisation that surrounds it

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Prescott Jones – Commercial Insurance Brokers

with Julie Heatley-Thomas - Senior Account Executive Prescott Jones

Committed to the principle of independent advice, Prescott Jones has been providing insurance and risk management solutions for business across the region for 30 years. We have an experienced and technically strong team of brokers working from our offices in

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The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

With everything put on hold in cinemas throughout the UK, Emlyn at long last has a new release to review this month, John David Washington and Robert Pattinson star in director Christopher Nolan’s time-twisting spy thriller Tenet I didn’t particularly

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Learning about wine

With Antoinette Milne

Wine and spirits are fascinating and important subjects. Using the WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Systematic Approach to Tasting can be invigorating and can most definitely enhance our pleasure of enjoying wine, spirits and food. They can take us

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Strengthen your lungs

With the Herbal Clinic Swansea

As the cooler months approach we face the possibility of another surge in the cases of COVID 19. Our article in July’s edition of ‘Bay‘ magazine looked at methods to strengthen your immune system; this month we are covering how

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