DC Editor Adam writes…
So how did Blue Monday work out for you?
(Blue Monday, for those of you unaware of the concept, is the so-called unhappiest day of the year, calculated, I'm told, on the say-so of some marketing cabal that was trying to work out the best time to fleece us on booking a holiday. It falls on the 3rd Monday of January.)
Here's David's take on it via Twitter:
Also quotable: "Blue Monday's the day you realise you didn't really want or need all those crappy things you bought on Black Friday"
— London Walks (@londonwalks) January 20, 2015
And here was my own solution: go for a walk. (That's always my solution. I like to call it Managed Flight.)
Starting at Embankment Station, with my right shoulder to the Thames… 12 miles later I was in Canning Town.
Here's my route…
And here's just one of the sights that gladdened my heart and banished the blues…
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