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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Children in Need’s Rickshaw challenge comes to Abergavenny

Alex Jones and Rick Shaw

The Rickshaw Challenge for BBC Children in Need is back! This year is the third year and it’s the biggest and most challenging ever. For the first time, riders will visit all four UK nations, pedalling around the clock to cover 700 miles raising money for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. This […]

Tenovus’ 70th Birthday Gala Concert with Rob Brydon

Rob Brydon

Members of the Tenovus Abergavenny Sing with Us choir will be sharing the spotlight with some of the biggest names in Welsh music in a special 70th Birthday celebration for Tenovus, Wales’ leading cancer charity, at the Wales Millennium Centre. The concert will take place on December 1st and will be hosted by Patron, Rob […]

Left of Frame Photography

Left of frame photography

What could be more special than a toddler’s first steps, a father walking his daughter down the aisle, or the delight on a child’s face at a birthday party? These moments are fleeting. Left of Frame Photography is able to capture memories in photographs, allowing cherished moments to endure for a lifetime. Patty is the […]

The Ocean at the End of the Lane : by Neil Gaiman

Emma from Bookish in Crickhowell gives us this month’s recommendation Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable […]

The Call : Film Review

Focus film reviewer, Patty Papageorgiou-Axford  reviews this thriller starring Halle Berry There is a definite lull in the type of releases in that post-summer-blockbuster season, with a mixture of (dare I say it) mostly mediocre action, rom-com and drama films on show. Feeling more like fillers than anything else, they do serve as a brief […]

New Beginnings: Part Eight

When you put your mind to it, it was amazing how easy it could be to avoid somebody. Ever since her meeting with Ben at Watermark cards and her surprise meeting with Guy in the department store, Lucy had been steadfastly avoiding him. That had been almost three weeks ago now. She had a strange […]

Abergavenny Focus November 2013

Dear Readers, I’m very excited to bring you this month’s issue of the Focus. You might notice that it’s a little weightier than usual, and you’d be quite right. Our usual 64 page magazine has increased to 72 pages this month – that’s an extra 8 pages of magazine for you to enjoy and keep […]

Crossword Solution : November 2013