Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for April 2020.
Looking at You (all articles) for April 2020When someone on the train is using bad language Euros, koruna, yuan, or dollars in the collection plate Let’s plant a tree Those meetings at your workplace Rise in people living alone It’s hardly the London Marathon, but it could save your life How well do you get on with your neighbours? Are only children... (1718 words)
When someone on the train is using bad languageBut now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Colossians 3:8 Suppose you are on a train, enjoying the journey while you browse our latest parish magazine. You then hear a passenger nearby swearing at the top of their voice down... (388 words)
Euros, koruna, yuan, or dollars in the collection plateYou would be surprised at how many different coins end up in church collection plates. Euros and obsolete pound coins can jostle alongside American dollars, Czech koruna and even pesos from Chile. It just shows where some people go on holiday! In Bible times the Jewish people also had a collection, but it was not... (257 words)
Let’s plant a treeWe could ask our local council to plant a tree on our street. So advises the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) who has recently announced that the majority of the Britain in Bloom finalists are in urban areas. This is the competition’s 56th year, and rather than simply judging on the beauty of the flowers planted,... (154 words)
Those meetings at your workplaceYou have often suspected this: those meetings at work are largely pointless, except they do provide you with a chance to talk. That is the conclusion of a team of academics from the University of Malmo in Sweden. They have found that the growth of managerial and strategy jobs in business has in turn fuelled... (128 words)
Rise in people living aloneThe number of middle-aged ‘bachelors’ (aged 45–64) who live on their own is soaring. They now make up 1.4million of the 8.2 million single households in the county. Overall, there are 27.8 million homes in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics’ 2019 figures on families and households. (46 words)
It’s hardly the London Marathon, but it could save your lifeIf you go for a run just once a week, it could be enough to cut the risk of your early death by up to a quarter. A recent analysis of nearly a quarter of a million people has found that those who head out regularly for a jog – no matter how fast or... (181 words)
How well do you get on with your neighbours?If you tend to be quiet and courteous, rather than actually friendly with the people living near you, you are not alone – it is a growing trend. A recent study by the Co-op and Neighbourhood Watch has found that there is a shift away from neighbours becoming friends. In fact, it seems that only... (122 words)
Are only children more selfish?Are only children more narcissistic, with feelings of self-admiration and being more prone to rivalry (both of which are signs of being self-centred)? According to recent research by psychologists at Winchester University, the answer is no. A study into the personality differences between only children and those with siblings found that the sole difference in... (132 words)
The big surprise lurking in your Granny’s chicken soupGranny always knew her chicken soup was good for you when you were poorly, but she did not realise quite howgood. Now research has found that the traditional hot broths used in many cultures to battle flu and fevers pack a bigger punch than even the cooks realised. A range of soups, ranging from vegetable... (140 words)
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