STEVE ROYSTON: There seems to be an unnatural degree of emotion surrounding this year’s Bahrain Grand Prix. A sense of perspective?
THE HEDONISTA: Forget the tackiness of Petra by day, just appreciate its true wonder by candlelight
DAVID ROBERTS: ‘Ignorance is bliss’ particularly when it generates such wonderful wit from the Twittersphere.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Teachers will be torn between exasperation at having to fit so much more in and glee at getting (even) longer holidays.