What do you write for Christmas 2020 – it’s been a strange year hasn’t it … all those plans I (and many others) blogged about in expectation of 2020, COVID19 has knocked many people off their feet … and then cancer truly came back in summer 2020 to knock me further off my feet!
I don’t know how many people have had conversations like this (we haven’t thankfully):
When I was in New Zealand, Lesley introduced me to an amazing multi-layered Pentatonix track, and I’m also enjoying their Christmas track:
And I quite enjoyed skipping my way through this COVID-Nativity version (I think a church youth group, and a few laughs about the UK COVID situation, alongside a pretty ‘true to the Bible’ story):
Oh, and don’t forget, that at 5.30pm Sunday 20th December, you can join Carols On the Doorstep!
Added later – this from Jimmy Fallon:
I don’t like to wish time away, especially now, but I wish you all a pleasurable Christmas, and a much better 2021 (vaccine’s a-coming!).. as a historian, I’m not big on random dates meaning huge changes (e.g. years, decades, etc), but, I guess it is a time to reflect back AND look forward:
If you’re interested in the cancer updates, they can all be found on my blog.
Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has more than 20 years’ experience. She is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, with a particular interest in digital culture, persuasion and attitudinal change, especially how this affects the third sector, including faith organisations, and, after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, has started to research social media and cancer. Trained as a mass communications historian, she has written the original history of the poster Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster (Imperial War Museum, 2017), drawing upon her PhD research. She is Director of social media consultancy Digital Fingerprint, and author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst (Lion Hudson, 2014; second edition in process) as well as a number of book chapters, and regularly judges digital awards. She has a strong media presence, with her expertise featured in a wide range of publications and programmes, including national, international and specialist TV, radio and press, and can be found all over social media, typically as @drbexl.