Articles from issue : Winter 2016

BAY TV Swansea

What's new at the TV station

WE’VE BEEN ASKED SEVERAL TIMES RECENTLY IF WE HAVE BRANCHED OUT INTO TELEVISION, WITH THE LAUNCH OF BAY TV. WE HAVEN’T, BUT WE DID DROP IN ON OUR NAMESAKE TO SEE WHAT WAS HAPPENING BAY TV Swansea is providing a

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Malta Classic

Classic Motors with Ashley Lovering

THIS MONTH ASHLEY RETURNS TO MALTA, WHERE CLASSIC CARS AS WELL AS THE TOURISTS APPRECIATE THE WARM DRY CLIMATE. HERE HE SHOWS US SOME OF HIS FAVOURITES FROM THE MDINA GRAND PRIX The Mdina Grand Prix or Malta Classic as

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Fix my Spine – The “C” that must not be named

With Iona Collins MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MRCS, FRC(Orth) Consultant Spinal Surgeon and founder of the website fixmyspine.co.uk

We avoid talking about “C”. Just like Harry Potter’s Nemesis, Lord Voldemort, or “he who must not be named”, cancer is a scary, emotional word which many still equate with imminent death. But, while this may have been true forty

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Pain and the brain

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture, Swansea

How Does Pain Work And What Can Be Done To Treat It? Pain is endemic and pain medication can have serious side effects. In many cases, as evidenced by last month’s BBC programme “The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs”, medication

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Spice Up Your Life!

With The Herbal Clinic

From the earliest days of man’s development, taste was the primary sense used for identifying the effects of food and herbs, a tool to help distinguish nourishment from poison. You need only to observe an infant experimenting with their first

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“Quick the vegans are coming!”

Vegan recipes with Rachel Jamison

Vegan Wellington Rachel of Cool Beans Cookery School has the perfect, Christmassy recipe for vegans. If you are suddenly called upon to feed non-meat eaters in the festive season, this is the go-to recipe for you. It’s a meat-free version

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Easy to follow Lamb Recipes

With eatwelshlambandwelshbeef.com

Roasted Welsh Lamb racks with Christmas pudding crust of almonds, cranberries and lemon If you fancy something other than turkey this Christmas, then why not try Welsh lamb? This recipe has a crumbly crust of Christmassy flavours. Serve with roast potatoes, braised red cabbage and

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

As we come to the end of 2016 I’ve been taking a look back at some of the foodie fads that have become popular this year, and those that are predicted to be in vogue in 2017. Turmeric This year

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High on a hill

Editor's Choice with Lesley Williams - Pics by Liz Barry

No, I’ve not been to a sing-along Sound of Music, but up into the hills above Neath to speak to Ian Roberts and his wife Cheryl, about their free range turkey farm. The Roberts’ moved to Old Castle Farm in

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The Emerald Isle

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

Having epically scored in Scotland a few weeks ago, I decided to roll the dice again and booked a ferry and headed for the Emerald Isle. Even though Ireland is only a short ferry ride away from the coast of

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Blow away the cobwebs walk

With Ian Bateman

IAN BATEMAN RETURNS THIS MONTH WITH A WALK TO CLEAR THE POST-PRANDIAL CHRISTMAS COBWEBS This month my mission, should I choose to accept it, is to plan a traditional blow–away-the-cobwebs-and- generally-get-outdoors-and-sober-up Boxing Day walk for all the family. After readily

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Ethiopia

BAY travel with John Ashley

This month, John Ashley takes us on a walk far from home. John while doing his day job, travels the world, and here he gives his account of his time in the Horn of Africa where he discovers a country

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The Written World

BAY Books with Sarla Langdon

THREE SOPHISTICATED STOCKING-FILLERS FOR CHRISTMAS 2016 These exquisite little volumes from Pushkin Press’ Collection Series (each measuring just 12×17 cms) make brilliant gifts for the discerning book-lover. World renowned writers from Russia, Austria and Ukraine offer a narrative feast for

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