Blessed by both The Donald and the Pope - who takes top billing will be anyone's guess... .
Flux is a noun, according to the Oxford dictionary, meaning continuous movement and change. Seems a fair description for the politics of recent days, as we wade deeper into murkier waters at home and abroad.
Across the channel, Christmas looks a little like headless turkey time for our nearest neighbours as the chaos of Brexit fosters a "see EU later" attitude.
As politicians don hard-hats and run for the bomb shelters, the comedians are the only ones having a laugh.