Articles from issue : September 2020

Maldives – Treasure Islands

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smith

Often seen as a bolthole for the well-heeled ‘newly-wed and nearly dead’ the Maldives has a reputation for being expensive, exclusive and a bit boring. But if you don’t mind mixing marine conservation with your palm-fringed tropical holiday, you might

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Pain and Inflammation

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture Swansea

Most people experience pain from injury. You stub your toe – you perceive pain. This suggests all pain is a one-way process. Toe gets stubbed, pain signals sent to the brain, expletive uttered! Done… well not quite. Pain can come

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SWALK – Sealed with a Loving Kiss

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

There are on average 72,300 post-boxes situated around the country today, with 2,722 in Wales and 208 post-boxes in Swansea. The red post-box is regarded today as a British cultural icon but where did it first begin? The origin of

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Auto News

With Liam Bird

JAGUAR CLASSIC WILL CELEBRATE 60 YEARS OF E-TYPE IN 2021 WITH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE EDITION Jaguar Classic will create six matched pairs of E-types to celebrate the iconic sports car’s 60th anniversary in 2021: The E-type 60 Collection. Each pair of E-type

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My role as an educational speaker

With Lyn Gardner Swansea Cats Protection

Welcome to the first of an occasional series of articles about key volunteer roles in Swansea Cats Protection. Although a small Branch, we pride ourselves on making the very best of the range of skills and resources our wonderful volunteers

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September Dig it

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener with Fulke Andel

Again, my ambitions of winning a prize at the local Garden & Produce Show were thwarted, but this time by the Covid Pandemic. That said, I haven’t had the best of years in the veg garden. Despite more attention than

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Stop being a candidate

Business and career advice with Neil franklin

The word “recession” has reared its ugly head again, unemployment rates are set to soar, and we are heading for the next phase of global uncertainty, which is not surprising, since this global pandemic was only going to have one

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Autumn is approaching

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne

We’re turning our attention to supermarkets this month. Supermarkets are responsible for selling vast quantities of branded wine at seemingly reasonable price points. These branded wines can be consistent, accessible and of good to outstanding quality. Supermarkets have ventured into

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Everyday Esthers

Hinds' Sights with Liz hinds

This month Liz Hinds gets unusually frustrated and angry – and rather wet. It was a sunny morning, the weatherman said it wasn’t going to rain, and so, ‘Let’s go and see the sunflowers at Rhossili!’ I said. That was

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