Articles from issue : September 2016

The Pool of Champions

Wales National Pool Swansea

  WALES National Pool Swansea is still celebrating after Jazz Carlin claimed the first Welsh female swimming Olympic medal for 84 years in Rio And more records could be broken next month when WNPS-based star Aaron Moores (pictured below) bids

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Eczema

with The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Our first line of defence, providing a physical barrier between ourselves and the outside world and the largest organ of the body is the skin. When functioning correctly we are barely aware of the complex processes taking place minute to

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What is Reflexology?

with Sian Sullivan of Fancy Footwork

SIAN SULLIVAN OF FANCY FOOTWORK IS A QUALIFIED REFLEXOLOGIST AND A MEMBER OF THE FEDERATION OF HOLISTIC THERAPISTS, HERE SHE EXPLAINS THE PRINCIPLES BEHIND REFLEXOLOGY AND WHAT TO EXPECT AT A CONSULTATION Here’s what some people have to say: “A

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Don’t let pain get you down

with Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

I treat a lot of patients for pain in my clinic. The most frequent conditions I see are back pain, headache and knee pain. Luckily acupuncture is great at treating these conditions. Tension Type Headaches Acupuncture is recom-mended by NICE

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Do your legs get tired and heavy when you walk

with Iona Collins MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MRCS, FRCS(Orth)

NEW BAY CONTRIBUTOR Iona Collins MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MRCS, FRCS(Orth), Consultant Spinal Surgeon and founder of the new website www.fixmyspine.co.uk asks the question: Do your legs get tired and heavy when you walk? Then you’re not alone. Many people suffer with

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1975 VW type 2 pick-up

Classic Motors with Ashley Lovering

ASHLEY has another great VW for us this month, but this one has a twist in its tail – it’s a pick-up! Simon Morgan  from Swansea has always loved classic cars and now they are his hobby. Simon tries to

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Smiles for Miles

BAY Travel with Simon Fry

TheBAY’s VERY OWN TINTIN ROVING REPORTER SIMON FRY SPENDS A VERY ENJOYABLE DAY WALKING AROUND BRUSSELS’ COMIC BOOK ROUTE There are around 55 comic book alfresco artworks dotted across Brussels, and apart from requesting to see Asterix, Tintin and Lucky

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Summery Pea and Mint Soup

VEGAN RECIPE with Rachel Jamison

This month Rachel of Nutri Balance Swansea and Cool Beans Cookery School has a recipe for a super summery pea and mint soup. Peas are in season at the moment but you can use frozen ones in this recipe without

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Culinary Causerie

with Lesley Williams

A LOCAL TASTE OF THE MED Forno It is said that the British talk about the weather obsessively. Oscar Wilde said that conversation about it was the last refuge of the unimaginative. Research shows that 94% of Brits admit to

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Through the Fisheye

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

With terrible weather and waves blighting Gower at the beginning of August, I took the opportunity of a favourable looking forecast for waves in the North Sea as a perfect excuse for a quick road trip. It didn’t take much

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The Written World

with Sarla Langdon

SMALL PUBLISHER, HEAVYWEIGHT AUTHORS Notes on a Cuff by Mikhail Bulgakov Translated from the Russian by Roger Cockrell (Alma Classics £7.99) Silent Music by Jane Hawking (Alma Books £9.99) From the stable of distinguished small publisher Alma Books, we bring

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