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The Fear of Missing Out

A link between people’s passive following on Facebook and their Fear of Missing Out FOMO can contribute to feelings of loneliness and social isolation.

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Life

Snakes and ladders

They have all but done away with switchboard operators and now inflict upon us the delights of the voicebox, a remote control system guaranteed to drive...

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Life

Love thy neighbour!

You cannot go backwards in life. We should have known, of course, but memory plays tricks on us all. Everything looks better from a distance.

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Life

Men!

Oh dear, where are the young men of today going wrong? Looking at it from a grandfather's point of view, I'm wondering whether they've lost the plot.

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Life

Have you tried ice skating!

Jean and I also heard about a lady of 69 years who has rediscovered ice skating, one of her teenage delights. "You don't have to think about people or issues...

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Life

Laughter and tears

Laughter and tears seem to sum up what the British are all about. We're a grumpy lot, that's for sure, though at the same time we like a giggle.

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