Articles from issue : September 2017

The Written World with Sarla Langon


The Man Booker prize longlist for 2017 has  been announced and is this year a strong representation of literary excellence from countries across the eligibility criteria, including 4 novels from the UK, 4 from America, and 5  from the Commonwealth

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Autumn Blues

Bug of the month with Dr Isabella Brey

Just as the days are starting to grow shorter, the bright colours of summer fade, and the melancholy of autumn is looming on the horizon, a new generation of delightful fluttering jewels bursts upon the scene, allowing us to hang

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Bodystreet Update

Lesley Williams updates on her progress so far

Ok, so I’m seven weeks into my six month membership – just once a week for 20 minutes, and I’m happy to report that changes are taking place. I am now happy to reveal my upper arms – something I’ve

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Auto News

with Liam Bird

EMERGENCY! Do you know how best to help a blue light vehicle, asks GEM Motoring Assist Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging all road users to be ‘Blue Light Aware’, and to know how to assist

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Green Pesto Sauce

Vegan recipe with Rachel Jamison

Rachel Jamison’s vegan recipe for September is a crowd-pleaser whether you follow a plant based diet or not. This amount will serve 2 but it’s easy to scale up if you need to. It will keep for up to 3

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Four restoring roots

The Herbal Clinic Swansea

Have you a health query you would like answered?  In the next few issues we’ll be focussing on letters from readers, so please write in or email The Herbal Clinic with a few details about your condition – the replies will

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Culinary Causerie

with Lesley Williams

Glorious Gower The first Sunday in August is the designated day for the highlight of the Gower calendar – come rain or shine the great and the good will descend on Penrice Castle grounds for the Gower Show. This year

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Simply Red Fashion

The colour of Autumn with Chantele Cross-Jones

Chantele Cross-Jones makes her return to Bay this month, and she certainly comes back with a bang. Red is the colour this season and she’s found some great examples with something for everyone. Well hello again lovely Bay readers, I’ve

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With Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

A winter session in the middle of summer! Since early April, the surf has been inconsistent on Gower beaches to say the least. Long flat spells have been sprinkled with the very odd day of weak small swell. It’s truly

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I Can’t Get No Sleep…

Fix my Spine with Iona Collins MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MRCS, FRC (Orth), Consultant Spinal Surgeon and founder of the website:

Maxi Jazz (left), the musician and rapper suffered with insomnia, but whereas he wrote a hit song about it, Goldilocks shopped around the different bear beds until she found one which was just right for her, and she got some

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Outdoor Security Lighting

As the evenings begin to draw in, Paul Thomas of Door Décor and More, looks at the benefits of installing outdoor lighting.

Your family and home are precious to you, and looking after both during the night hours can be easier if you have installed outdoor security lighting. Firstly you should consider your needs before making your purchase – for example, do

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