Would you ‘bank’ your Bank Holidays?

Is it just me, or is the idea of Bank Holidays a bit old hat? Yes, I know its historical origins, and yes, I also agree that a well-earned day off now and then is really quite smashing – in fact, I believe, they are essential to our general health and wellbeing. Oh yes, I am definitely pro the principle of Public Holidays! It’s not the general idea of a Bank Holiday that’s grating with me though – it’s the unchanged application of an 18th century construct in the 21st…