Those unfortunate enough to be suffering from floods in Thailand must have been heartened by the front page photograph in the Post last week featuring Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Banharn Silpa-archa striding forth with a sense of purpose through the floodwaters in Prachin Buri.
It wasn't exactly Batman and Robin, but was nonetheless a stirring sight and the premier appeared quite at home sloshing through the murky waters.
Ms Yingluck's cheerful smile might possibly fade if she finds herself having to repeat this for the rest of the month. But at least it's more fun than sitting in parliament listening to a lot of boring speeches.
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