Tag: January

Most Melancholic Monday

Today is Blue Monday and therefore officially the most depressing day of the year. This is based on actual scientific fact and not a slap in the face to those people who are actively campaigning to raise the profile and reduce the stigma of mental health. I actually wasn’t feeling that bad when I woke…

Definitively Depressing Democracy

Today is Blue Monday. Apparently, this is what the cool kids now call the third Monday in January. It’s supposedly the most depressing day of the year. And it’s absolutely a real thing and not just some concept originally made up by a travel agent in 2005 to sell more holidays. So, if you’re feeling…

A Month Of Mondays

Today is the 7th January, which means that we’re a week into 2019. It also means that we’re almost a quarter of the way through January, which is good because January is an awful month and needs to be over as soon as possible. It’s obviously not January’s fault, you can’t blame an abstract measure…

James Complains About January

I’m writing this  in what can only be described as a foul mood. Christmas now seems but a distant memory and, although I’m sure I enjoyed it at the time, the net result of the recent festive period is that I’m now poor and fat. The return to the daily grind has left me so…