On this day of pomp, circumstance and gravity at the Mother of All Parliaments, it’s nice to inject a large dollop of humour into the occasion. It comes in the form of a wonderful story by Edinburgh writer Olga Wojtas. We’ll say no more about The State Opening of Parliament, but we promise you’ll laugh out loud when you read it!
Brendan Gisby is McStoryteller-in-Residence. He's the author of four novels, three biographies and several short story collections.