The Orange Party is taking a short summer break to escape the deadly ravages of Bore Flu and the gobal warming heat wave sweeping the country.
Sadly that means missing the struggling Supreme Leader's well-deserved self-inflicted kicking in the Norwich North bye bye election.
But there's always Liability Brown's long-awaited leaving party to look forward to.
A week's a long time in politics. A couple will seem like a lifetime.