Thankyou Paul for your support - I was going to suggest to Wendy the same thing about weekend parties myself. You mention "the considerable benefits" coming from such a calendar - one that I can see, coming from an economics perspective, is that the calendar offers the opportunity for an alternative to the present work-a-day week of 5 days work then 2 days off for those lucky enough to hold down a full-time job. What this current social custom is doing is creating an underclass of people who cant find full time jobs i.e. work a full five days, and who have to settle for casual work for 2 days on the weekend. As a result their average wage would in all probability be considerably less than the average wage of full time workers and as such would result in them living quite a frugal, basic socio-economic lifestyle just to make ends meet, probably relying on social welfare to get by. (Note: this may not be a fact - it is merely my opinion derived a priori before the fact from logical deductions made from observable premises.) With a 6 day week we may well be on the way to an improvement in social equality by having some workers working the first 3 days of the week (and of course having the last 3 days off) and some workers working the last 3 days of the week, so that each group of workers serves the needs of the other group to shop for goods and services. I can conceivably foresee up to 6 groups of workers working in a week but at staggered times during the day, just so consumers can shop at any time of the day and week that suits them!