Too Much of a Good Thing

Britain seems to be winding down. We have been distracted from our economic activity however pitiful that may be, by Easter with its attendant holidays, then by May Day and now we are celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee by taking a day off after Whitsun Bank holiday so that next week will comprise for most a three day week. We then have to look forward to the distraction of the Euro football completion followed by the Olympics and Para Olympics. It is inevitable that people will take time off to view these events. London’s civil servants will be working from home during the Olympics because of the travel problems that the Olympics will cause. No doubt they will be careful to avoid watching any of the games on television. These are long holiday periods in troubled times. Holidays are very good things but you can have too much of a good thing.