Why We Need To Create A Home

One of the most meaningful activities we are ever engaged in is the creation of a home. Over a number of years, typically with a lot of thought and considerable dedication, we assemble furniture, crockery, pictures, rugs, cushions, vases, sideboards, taps, door handles and so on into a distinctive constellation we anoint with the word […]

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Coping with lockdown loneliness during the holidays

Pandemic lockdowns will increase Americans’ risk of loneliness and depression this holiday season, an expert warns. “People are grieving for similar reasons: loss of family members, jobs, relationships, friendships and physical touch. Everyone is suffering,” said Dr. Asim Shah. He’s professor and executive vice chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Baylor College of Medicine […]

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Country Life publisher Future to buy GoCompare for £594m

The comparison website GoCompare has agreed to a £594m takeover offer from Future, Britain’s biggest magazines publisher. The cash-and-shares deal to buy GoCompare, known for its adverts featuring the fictional opera singer Gio Compario, means another huge windfall for GoCompare’s non-executive chairman, Sir Peter Wood. Wood, GoCompare’s largest shareholder, holds a 29.65% stake in the […]

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