Articles from issue : September 2016

DIG IT with Fulke Andel

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener

September is the month you should be busy reaping the rewards of your harvest in the veg and fruit garden. However there’s not much to do in the flower garden, other than dead-heading and weeding. It is time though, to

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Growing Pains

with Rosie Jones - Osteopath Swansea Body Kinetics

CHIROPRACTOR ROSIE OF SWANSEA BODY KINETICS HAS SOME GOOD ADVICE FOR THE GARDENERS AMONGST US, TO HELP TO AVOID INJURIES TO OUR BACKS, SHOULDERS AND WRISTS. There is nothing more pleasant than sitting and enjoying a summer garden, and gard-ening

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Sex on Legs

BAY Bugs with Dr Isabella Brey

Reminiscent of a spider-like monster-mosquito, the sight of a cranefly – especially when it is flying in its unmistakeable bumbling fashion – frequently incites fear, or at the very least a sense of unease. In reality neither is warranted, as

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Dawggone Walkies

with Lesley Williams - editor

Lisanne Beck has always loved animals, not just dogs but truly all creatures great and small. After a career in hospitality and sales, she has for the past few years, concentrated on her animal care business. Whether you want Lisanne

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Sweet Summer Holiday CUSHION COVERS

with SARAH DAVIES of SEW SWEET WILLIAM, KILLAY

What do you do with those favourite t-shirts that the little ones have grown out of at the end of the summer? An easy project to do with your children…turn it into a cushion cover! You’ll need: sewing machine, measuring

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10 years celebration

of McCartan Lettings, Killay

Hannah comments, “the main focus has always been to ensure that our clients get the best possible service in a very complex industry, and the awards we have received are a reflection of our success at this. There are so

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Chilli Penguin Stoves

Editor's Choice

I’ve had a couple of wood burning stoves in various houses I’ve lived in. I love curling up on the sofa in front of a glowing fire on a cold winter’s evening. Now I’ve found a wood burning stove that

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Riverside Gallery

Ystradgynlais

When David and Helen Pickering purchased the old Ynyscedwyn School in Pantyffynnon Road, Ystradgynlais, they took on a massive restoration project Today Ysgol House is home not only to Classy Curtains Ltd, with its spacious workshop where Helen and her

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Snippets

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

MARIE CURIE VOLUNTEER LEADER NEEDED Could you be a Marie Curie Volunteer? The local Swansea Volunteer Fundraising Group is dedicated to raising funds by hosting a range of fundraising and awareness events so that Marie Curie can continue to provide

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NOT YOUR AVERAGE BIKE SHOP

PILOT HOUSE CYCLES

The moment you enter the showroom, it is clear that this is no ordinary bike shop. Concealed trap doors, tightly wound spiral staircases, a glass walled mezzanine and a bike fit studio at the top of a tower; you have

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