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The health benefits of generosity – it really is better to give than receive

Christmas is a time for giving. This week, we will give more to charity than at any other time of the year. For, all the fundraising carol singers, shopping-bag-packing Brownies, and charity tin-shakers make it hard for even the stingiest of scrooges to keep their wallets buckled shut. But a couple of weeks ago, I … Continue reading

‘Leisure sickness’ – why you get ill when you stop work (and how not to)

It must be Murphy’s Law. You soldier through the cold, dark months of winter, working your fingers into stumps trying to get everything finished before the holidays and then… the day after you down tools, you’re struck down with a cold. Of all the luck – another Christmas Day wrapped up in bed with a … Continue reading

Its Official: Men are Terrible at Christmas Shopping… (but women love getting gifts)

It’s Christmas shopping frenzy time! That’s right, shops and malls everywhere are going to be bursting with families clamouring to get the best gifts for their nearest and dearest. Christmas shopping may be someone’s idea of fun, but I find it all rather masochistic! You risk life and limb tripping over screaming toddlers while trying to avoid marital strife in arguments over … Continue reading

It’s ‘Snow’ Joke: The Weird World of Multi-coloured Snow!

Winter is well and truly upon us in Britain. Snow is shutting down airports, railway lines and roads. But isn’t snow, log fires and Christmas trees what winter should be all about? Our kitten, George, took her first few steps onto snow this morning. She he wasn’t sure what to make of it: with one … Continue reading

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