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Found 12 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for December 2020.
Looking at You (all articles) for December 2020Joseph and his Amazing Journey Struggling for relinquishment. (Part Two) A Quiz on 2020 Answers for Quiz on 2020 12 ways to avoid stress this Christmas How many Christmas carols do you really know? The one benefit of a Covid Christmas? How to impress the cat this Christmas Stark sign of the times Over two... (2337 words)
Joseph and his Amazing JourneyIn those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world… And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David. (Luke 2 1-4) What a year we have had!... (244 words)
Struggling for relinquishment. (Part Two)In October I wrote about my addiction to cars. But how about the addiction to a busy life? Until a few years ago I ran a couple of imprints at a well-known publishing company, and feared I was slacking if I didn’t receive a hundred emails a day. I regularly attended events such as the... (395 words)
A Quiz on 2020Q1. Job applications from weirdos and misfits were invited from people to work at which place in London? Q2. Which famous actor who died this year is associated with the phrase “I am Spartacus?” Q3. In February the Church of England advised against the practice of ‘intinction’ – what is it? Q4.... (307 words)
Answers for Quiz on 2020A1. Job applications from weirdos and misfits were invited from people to work at 10 Downing Street. A2. Kirk Douglas was the famous actor who died this year and is associated with the phrase “I am Spartacus”. A3. In February the Church of England advised against the practice of ‘intinction’ – which... (365 words)
12 ways to avoid stress this ChristmasChange your expectations this Christmas. Don’t waste time lamenting what should have been. Instead, try and enjoy whatever is possible this year. Make a list. Include sending cards, buying presents and organising food for the big day. Having a lists helps keep you in control of your life. Set a reduced budget this year. With... (229 words)
How many Christmas carols do you really know?Here is a challenge: why not spend some time learning the words to traditional carols this year? Polls have found that too many of us know the title of a carol and the tune and the opening line or so, but then we have to make it up. This year you probably have more time... (60 words)
The one benefit of a Covid Christmas?A Covid Christmas (no more than six) could actually help take some financial pressure off you, according to Martin Lewis, the personal finance expert. The Money Saving Expert founder recently pointed out that because of the enormous pressure on people to spend, spend spend at Christmas, the festive period has become one of the ‘biggest... (93 words)
How to impress the cat this ChristmasIf you are going to spend Christmas in a house with a resident cat, it may be worth knowing how to win its favour on the big day. Recent research at Sussex University has found that humans become more attractive to a cat when they slowly blink at it, and mimic what is known as... (176 words)
Stark sign of the timesChildren’s piggy banks have been raided by a quarter of parents this year, struggling to pay their bills during lockdown. A survey by Direct Line Life Insurance has found that buying food was among the most common reasons for 23 percent of adults admitting they had actually had to dip into their children’s savings. (55 words)
Over two million homes with no smoke alarmLatest government figures for 2018-19 show that nine per cent of households in England – about 2.17 million – do not have a working alarm. And only 26 per cent of people who do own an alarm bother to test it at least once a month. This is despite experts warning that people are around... (117 words)
‘There, there dear …’A recent poll has found that the over-60s often face patronising, though usually well-meant, comments from the younger generation. One older woman was amused, when going into a shop before Christmas, to be met by a younger assistant who asked, ‘And how are we doing so far today?’ ‘I suspect she had taken one look... (72 words)
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