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In some respects, the word ‘Monday’ is the shortest horror story in the World.
Monday. The beginning of pressure, pain, stress and depression.
5 days till the weekend.
Those 2 days where you don’t get to enjoy them, you simply get to sleep off the hell of the previous 5 days.
Or you have to work.
It’s all so bleak isn’t it.
So I’m going to change it.
Not forever – unfortunately – but for this week.
And how am I going to do this?
By simply writing up a story I read in the news last week that made me laugh out loud because  it’s charming  amusing and  the sort of terribly inappropriate decision I have a history of making.
So wipe your eyes, don’t think about the next 5 days and read this:
When the Women’s Institute in Parkham, Devon, booked a retired sea captain to give a talk on piracy, its members sensed an opportunity for fancy dress.
Expecting a ripping yarn about treasure islands, they dressed for the occasion in eye patches, tricorn hats and wooden legs. But it turned out that the speaker, Colin Darch, wanted to talk about his experience of being held hostage for 47 days by Somali pirates.
“Naturally, everyone was aghast when we realised our mistake …” said WI member Stephanie George. “… there he was delivering this harrowing story about how he feared for his life, and we were all sitting there dressed as Captain Hook.
Absolute solid gold, push-away-the-black-clouds-of-Monday genius.
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