Articles from issue : Winter 2018

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ATTENTION DOG/CAT OWNERS It’s the law in the UK that all dogs over eight weeks old must be chipped, but sadly not cats. If an animal goes missing the easiest way to get it returned to its owner is to

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The History of Christmas

With Charles Wilson-Watkins

CHARLES HAS BEEN LOOKING AT THE HISTORY OF SOME OF OUR CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS AND DISCOVERS THAT SOME OF THEM AREN’T THAT ANCIENT AFTER ALL. Christmas as we know it today, doesn’t have such a long history – most traditions are

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Bay Mac’s Help Desk

With Steve Paris

Helping you get the most out of your Mac, iPhone & iPad Q: Is there a simple way to scan documents into my iPhone? A: You’d think the lack of a paper feeder would make that impossible, but there’s actually

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A Grand Exhibition

The Art Scene with Mark Rees

There have been some fantastic exhibitions at Swansea Grand Theatre this year. Most recently it was Habitats, in which some fascinating works by Sir Frank Brangwyn standing side-by-side with more contemporary works inspired by the Anglo-Welsh artist’s The British Empire

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Cat Tales

With Cats Protection - Swansea & District

This month we’d like to give you an insight into the work we do as volunteers for Swansea Cats Protection and what better way than to look at it from the cat’s perspective! How might the cats and kittens we

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What does it mean to be fit?

Fitness Training with Nicky Holland

In the past few articles, I have explained the importance of flexibility and mobility, and how to improve basic strength. In this month’s edition, we will look at fitness. Ask yourself this question – what does it mean to be

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Mediation in divorce

With Lynne Isaac (Family Solicitor and Mediator) - Graham Evans & Partners

Often after a relationship breakdown there are so many things to think about that it’s hard to know where to start. Questions such as where will the children live, what will happen to the house, will I keep my pension?

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Operation Musketeer

With William (Bill) Evans

THE SUEZ CRISIS In our August/September issue Bay’s family history contributor Charles Wilson Watkins, requested that any readers with information on the Suez crisis of 1956 to get in touch. WILLIAM EVANS of Brynmill contacted us to say that he

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ASTON MARTIN ST ATHAN CONFIRMED AS ‘HOME OF ELECTRIFICATION’ Aston Martin have confirmed that St Athan, their second major UK manufacturing facility, will become the brand’s centre for electrification and the production home of the Lagonda brand, the world’s first

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Steel City

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

Across the bay from Swansea lies one of the most industrial areas in South Wales. Port Talbot is home to many engineering factories and one of the largest steelworks in Europe. It is also home to one of Wales’ premier

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Film Review – Widows

With Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn’s choice of film for November is a big screen version of Lynda La Plante’s 1980s TV drama about four villainous widows, and features Mr ‘I will find you, and I will kill you’ Liam Neeson. What’s not to like?

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Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Mosaic Tucked away down an alleyway off St Helen’s Road you will find Mosaic @ the Press House – just follow the twinkling lights. This award winning restaurant provides a haven of elegance and sophistication in an area full of

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The Written World

With Sarla Langdon

The Booker Prize 2018 was won predictably by a woman writer, Anna Burns for her novel Milkman, set in Northern Ireland. As a voice of the Irish troubles, Anna Burns joins a seriously illustrious panel; she also carries on the

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