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Blue Monday bridges winter doldrums

It's a dreary month but New Order nail its longeurs with a classic tune

18th January, 2016
No mon no fun. Pic: Pixabay

Between winter weather and the five-week wait until payday, January can seem like a long month.

The notion that the most depressing day of the year falls on the third Monday of the month is around since 2005.

A travel company paid US psychologist Cliff Arnall to conduct research into the winter blues in an attempt to convince people to book more holidays.

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