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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Asian Broth

This broth contains quite a few ingredients, but many are optional and it is a great way to use up different bits and pieces that might be hanging around in the vegetable draw in your fridge. We have listed the core ingredients that make up the basis of the broth itself. There are quite a […]

Train for Health in 2014

Many people seek out a personal trainer to help them lose weight or, more accurately, to lose fat. Often, they want to change their shape – some want to tone up without bulking up, while others want to bulk up and trim down. All of these things are possible. Personal training integrates a wide range […]

Happy Feet

Feet, as a general rule, are one of the most neglected parts of our bodies, and yet one of the most important. We can’t walk without them! It’s easy to recognise why feet don’t get our care and attention – they are stuffed away in socks and shoes all day, they can get sweaty and […]

Motoring Tour

We’ve started our motoring tour in Abergavenny, but the route is circular, so you can start wherever you like or wherever happens to be most convenient for you! Many of the points of interest marked on the map make great outings on their own, in which case there’s no need to do the whole route. […]

Quite Interesting: Cars & Motoring

Ten quite interesting facts about cars and motoring You can play the computer game ‘pong’ in a Saab. The game is included in the on-board computer There’s a £30 fine for using a car horn whilst stationary in the UK There are 1 billion cars in active use across the world today The iconic Rolls-Royce […]

Be Prepared!

At this time of year, there’s a high risk of inclement weather, so it’s important to prepare your car in anticipation of this possibility, and not to leave it too late! Before it starts snowing, give your car a good wax. This will both protect its finish, but beyond cosmetic appearances, will help the snow […]

Movies to cwtch up to this Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day is a perfect excuse for an evening out – good wine, a fine meal, a romantic walk in the moonlight. But there are also some for whom going out is not an option. Perhaps finances are too tight for a fancy restaurant. You can’t get a babysitter for the night. Or maybe you […]

Crossword Solutions: February 2014 issue

Beat the Winter Blues

Miles Morgan Travel provides some getaway inspiration for those of us seeking a change of scenery It’s a great time to leave the UK, when the Christmas decorations are taken down and life returns to normal, however the UK weather in January and February can be at its most extreme and it is usually a […]

Beat Cymru

Bethan Jenkins (first left) is an AM and Chair of the Cross Party Group for Eating Disorders.

Beat Cymru have launched an anti-stigma campaign using the theme ‘Everybody Knows Somebody – eating disorders are more common than you think’. The campaign aims to raise awareness of these serious mental illnesses, challenge myths and misunderstanding and signpost available help and support. People with eating disorders typically have low self esteem and a very […]