Friday, 20th April 2018

Dear reader,

 

Welcome to our December 2017
"Monthly Round-Up" Newsletter


HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

2017 was an exciting year for us all here at Axia, and we wish you all the very best for 2018 as we bring you our final "Monthly Round-Up" for December.

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The Dark, Netflix 2017 - Review

Author: Renwick
Categories: Film Society

“THE DARK, NETFLIX 2017” The isolated German town of Winden is home to many mysteries, it would seem. Alleged disappearances and abductions seem to plague the community - understandable, given the vast sea of woodland that surrounds it; these things are bound to happen, right? This does not seem to be the case, as Ulrich Nielsen (Oliver Masucci) fervently searches …

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So this happened...

Author: Guest
Categories: Guest Contributions, News

We recently received an email from one of our guest contributors and asked if we could share the story... So this happened... Hi Carly/Linda,   So I started going to a life drawing class at the end of September. I can't even remember why I decided to go; just one day I decided to do it. First session was of …

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Star Wars The Last Jedi - Review

Author: Calvin
Categories: Film Society

“STAR WARS THE LAST JEDI” Yes, apologies for this review being later than expected, this was down to a few circumstances that were a bit out of my control. Star Wars The Last Jedi is the eight entry now in the franchise and it comes off the heels of the phenomenal Star Wars The Force Awakens, which involved J J …

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Parent Carer Events

Author: Carly
Categories: Events, News

Please find information about a number of events which might be of interest. The transition event, in particular is of interest to all parents with a son / daughter aged 14 - 25. Lots of stalls and information to help families through this sometimes challenging situation. Booking details can be found on individual flyers. Regards, NAS CWaC Branch BOOK HERE …

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Anime Amigos Vlog 10

Author: Calvin
Categories: Anime Amigos Vlog

Anime Amigos Vlog Ep 10: Best of Fall 2017 Here’s our 10th Anime vlog Hosted by Nerd Consultant Calvin and Reece Imiolek along with Ren Bromiley and Elliot Chapman on the subject of their best anime of the Fall 2017 season.   Embedded bellow is the vlog along with each of the Openings and Endings they picked as well as …

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – December 2017

Author: Carly
Categories: News

Minutes of the Twenty Sixth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 13th December 2017   The meeting was very well attended with 46 delegates & a very lovely "Therapy dog". Minutes taken by Linda Saint Speakers – Sarah Hendrix & James Holden SUBJECT FOR DISCUSION: Employment and Sustainability Sarah Hendrix is a consultant, trainer and author who specialises in giving help to people …

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Calvin & Ren Review: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Author: Calvin
Categories: Film Society

Calvin & Ren Review: Star Wars The Last Jedi   We finally get a chance to review the long awaited 8th episode of Star Wars   Follow us on Twitter: @atkinson_calvin and @FourTablesMTG  

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Jamie Oliver’s “My Christmas Cake” from December’s P-D.S.G.

Author: Calvin
Categories: Cake of the Month

Jamie Oliver’s, My Christmas Cake Selected by “Nerd Consultant” Calvin Jamie Oliver’s, My Christmas Cake, packed with dried fruit, cocoa, stout and spice. Three hours thirty minutes, plus cooling and decorating. Ingredients   • 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing • 150g mixed Medjool dates and prunes • 500g mixed dried apricots, cranberries, peel, currants • …

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Post-Diagnostic Support Group - Questionnaire

Author: Carly
Categories: News

Thank you to those who came along to the post-diagnostic support group. We really appreciate the invaluable feedback about the group received on post-it notes. Ronnie suggested that the questions could be taken away and returned at a later date to give everyone time to consider them, so for those who wanted to provide feedback in your own time rather …

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The Disaster Artist - Review

Author: Calvin
Categories: Film Society

“THE DISASTER ARTIST” Ever heard of a little film from 2003 called The Room, you probably have because it’s probably the most infamous bad film ever made. It probably would have faded into obscurity had it not been for the fact that the film’s writer, director, producer and star Tommy Wiseau paid a lot of money to have a two …

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NAS: Reindeer, The Lion King and Joe from The A Word

Author: Carly
Categories: News

Season’s greetings from everyone at The National Autistic Society, including Chris Packham, who became one of our ambassadors this year.

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The Man Who Invented Christmas - Review

Author: Calvin
Categories: Film Society

“THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS” There are very few times when I go and see a film and I have actually read the book, as anyone who regularly reads my reviews is very much well aware of. Once example where I can say I have done both and would say I probably have affinity with is A Christmas Carol. It’s …

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University of Salford Research – Interventions Study Update

Author: Carly
Categories: News

We just wanted to provide an up date in regards to the research at The university of Salford and their interventions study. The intervention now has a provisional start date for the 29th of January 2018 and participant intake will be open until the 24th of January 2018. Just a reminder of the intervention details: The intervention has been specifically …

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Autism Strategy Group Meetings

Author: Carly
Categories: Events, News

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The Boy And The Beast (2015) - Review

Author: Calvin
Categories: Film Society

“THE BOY AND THE BEAST” The Boy and the Beast is a film I have wanted to talk about for quite some time, but have only just found an opportunity to do so. The film was released in Japan back in 2015, however it briefly received a limited release in America last March, in fact, it was the same weekend …

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