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!
Here, courtesy of Edinburgh journalist and writer Olga Wojtas, is a wee story to put a smile on your face on a dreich Monday afternoon.
Is Maximum Doug a lawman to envy Lobey Dosser? Or is he really all sweetness and light? Find out in The Secret Life of The Sheriff.
Here’s something to banish those post-Commonwealth Games blues.
Edinburgh journalist and writer Olga Wojtas makes her very welcome McStorytellers debut with Reconstitution, a hilarious peek at the political landscape of post-Referendum Scotland.
Go on, have a laugh on a Monday!
Brendan Gisby is McStoryteller-in-Residence. He's the author of four novels, three biographies and several short story collections.