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Time Out

Sometimes, you find it hard to do things just for the pure enjoyment of it. Realise that not everything has to have a purpose or a profit. Look round this week and seek out something that will please your senses and bring a smile to your lips.

CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 20)

IF ITʼS YOUR BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK: This will be a super month for romance in all its guises. Physical relationships can be important to you and this month is all about getting a balance.

action on the Eastern Front, presumed dead, the war ended, he and his mother befriend a British soldier. This Welshman who worked in the British Army kitchens was able to ‘supply’ the necessary food to keep the family

Y our S tars

Contact with a less than ideal situation makes you realise just how lucky you are. It has been clear that the weeks are changeable and your situation at the moment far from settled. Pity those whose day-to-day life is completely predictable.

for older members of the family or vice versa.

AQUARIUS (January 21 - February 19)

PISCES (February 20 - March 20)

This being a family oriented month, much of it may be spent getting together with relatives and going over old times. Perhaps you are compiling a photo album

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Written by Costa Blanca resident Dieter Rudolph, this is a refreshing and new perspective on war-torn Germany as experienced and told autobiographically by a young German boy from Hamburg. Relive his experiences of life during the Hamburg Firestorm destruction in 1943. With his father missing in

Alejandro Sanz, born December 18, 1968. He is a Spanish singer and musician. He has won a total of 15 Latin Grammy Awards. Known by his flamencoinfluenced pop ballads, he has released duet singles with Shakira, Alicia Keys and Destinyʼs Child.

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this week is that you are of considerable value to others. The mere thought of you not being around sends ripples through your social circle.

An exciting invitation may set tongues wagging and make a loved one jealous. You, meanwhile, are quite bemused by the whole thing. What comes out of

ARIES (March 21 - April 20)

GEMINI (May 22 - June 21) An urge to get moving must mean that the new year is round the corner. Certainly, you are questioning where you want to be in the months ahead. A house move or work placement may be on your mind.

SU DOKU

CANCER (June 22 - July 23)

HOW TO PLAY Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3X3 box contains the digits 1-9. There’s no maths involved. You solve the puzzle with reasoning and logic.

Be aware that not everyone is willing to work as hard as you. When approached by someone wanting you to trust them, be sure of their motives. Do what you feel is right but remain firmly in control, especially financially. It may not be the time to make a particular move, although others think that it is. There's no problem with discussing things and talking them through..

LEO (July 24 - August 23) Social demands are made, but try to shuffle them to the weekend. Be diplomatic or someone close could become irritated. Keep an eye on the small print because something fundamental may have changed in a long-standing arrangement. Suddenly, at the weekend, you are thrust into the limelight.

LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION

What are/were the real first names of the following famous people? 1. Comedian Bob Hope 2. Cricketer Freddie Flintoff 3. Comedy actor Buster Keaton 4. Jazz pianist/band leader Count Basie 5. Former Beatle Paul McCartney 6. Rock singer Ozzie Osbourne 7. Golfer Tiger Woods 8. Composer/pianist/big-band leader Duke Ellington 9. Actress Jodie Foster 10. Singer Bing Crosby

see you wishing that you had been less visible.

TAURUS (April 21 - May 21) An interest in technology is not something new to you. What is great, though, is that the penny has suddenly dropped. This week sees you understanding more and wanting to know more.

Being asked to take on a new and demanding task this week may

REAL FIRST NAMES

VIRGO (August 24 - September 23) Be aware that leopards do not change their spots, they merely hide them. Those who demand your trust need a cool checking out and don't be afraid to say 'no' as and when necessary.

Nonagram

SAGITTARIUS (November 23 - December 21)

BOOKS

from going hungry, often via difficult and extraordinary means to ensure his own position was not damaged. Dieter tells all of this in a heartwrenching tale covering the destruction of Hamburg to peace-time on the Welsh coast.

TARGET: Average: 9 Good: 12

LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION

fail, fain, fiat, filo, flan, flat, flit, foal, foil, font, info, lift, loaf, loft, naif, aloft, faint, final, flint, float, folia, finial, fontal, infant, nonfat, tinfoil, INFLATION

What do you call a man who claps at Christmas? Santapplause! What is Santa’s favourite pizza? One that’s deep pan, crisp and even!

LOTTERY

What did the snowman order at Burger King? Ice-burgers with chilli sauce!

UK NATIONAL UK LOTTERY THUNDERBALL

IRISH LOTTO

EURO MILLIONS

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BONUS BALL

THUNDERBALL

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LA PRIMITIVA Saturday December 8

EL GORDO DE LA PRIMITIVA Sunday December 9

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LUCKY STARS

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SHIP

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Career and home are in disharmony but a bit of compromise soon sorts things out. You don't like playing the 'bad guy', but honesty is also important to you. Speaking your mind can be liberating although, initially, you may see it as a nuisance and embarrassing.

SCORPIO (October 24 - November 22)

Someone with a larger-than-life imagination makes you smile but that was not their intention. Try to be diplomatic and steer them in a different direction. Some feelings of loneliness will not be assuaged by working more. Perhaps it is time to consider taking on a pet or giving a current pet more attention.

How many English words of four letters or more can you make from the nine letters in our Nonagram puzzle? Each letter may be used only once (unless the letter appears twice). Each word MUST CONTAIN THE CENTRE LETTER (in this case T) and there must be AT LEAST ONE NINE LETTER WORD. Plurals, vulgarities or proper nouns are not allowed.

Word ladder

LIBRA (September 24 - October 23)

Just joking

Very good: 17 Excellent: 23

AWAY

Move from the start word (SHIP) to the end word (AWAY) in the same number of steps as there are rungs on the Word Ladder. You must only change one letter at a time.

SHIP SHOP SWOP SWAP SWAY AWAY

Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couples specialist (Steve Carell) in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her sceptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. 1h39 Director: David Frankel Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Ben Rappaport

10-star quiz

SHIP SNIP SNAP SWAP SWAY AWAY

A tale from the heart

Hope Springs

1. LESLIE Townes Hope, 2. ANDREW Flintoff, 3. JOSEPH Frank Keaton, 4. WILLIAM Basie, 5. JAMES Paul McCartney, 6. JOHN Michael Osbourne, 7. ELDRICK Tont Woods, 8. EDWARD Kennedy Ellington, 9. ALICIA Christian Foster, 10. HARRY Lillis Crosby

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