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Yet another holiday!

Postby Footprint » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:42 am

Just been into the village and everywhere closed - what is this one for?
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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby gerryh » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:45 am

Footprint wrote:Just been into the village and everywhere closed - what is this one for?
Yes it is a national holiday.
All Saints, or Souls, Day.
The Spanish honour their dead relatives. Just go to your local cemetery and see all the flowers being laid on the graves.
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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Laslomas » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:46 am

It's a National Holiday, All Saints Day. Traditionally people spend the night with their departed at the Cemetry. Good business for florists too!!!

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Footprint » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:52 am

Thanks Gerry and Laslomas :wave: . Seems so many of them here and they always catch me out! Is it just today?
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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Mariacristina » Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:07 am

Today is All Saints and tomorrow is All Souls (aka Dia de los Difunctos, the Day of the Dead.)

Schools will be shut today and tomorrow and I understand that people working in the public sector have both days off but shops will be open again tomorrow.

If you raise a glass today the toast is "absent friends".

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Footprint » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:24 pm

Thank you. I wouldn't be a bit surprised to find the village shops closed tomorrow - they generally are here - but hopefully Bricor/Leroy Merlin will be open.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby gerryh » Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:37 pm

I doubt if any shops will be shut tomorrow, it's not a holiday.
The large shopping centres are open today as is Leroy Merlin etc.
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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby peteroldracer » Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:03 pm

What gerry - no bridging in Cajiz? :wink:
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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby gerryh » Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:14 pm

There aren't any large shopping centres etc in Cajiz. :?
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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Footprint » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:22 pm

Thanks Gerry :)
You can spend, minutes, hours, days, weeks or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could've, would've happened - or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f**k on.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby markwilding » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:50 pm

All saints day is a holiday in many countries. France Italy and Portugal included.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Footprint » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:54 pm

Just goes to show my ignorance then!
You can spend, minutes, hours, days, weeks or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could've, would've happened - or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f**k on.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby markwilding » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:08 pm

Put it your dairy for next year :thumbup:

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Footprint » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:14 pm

Will do :)
You can spend, minutes, hours, days, weeks or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could've, would've happened - or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f**k on.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby anyroads » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:26 pm

"aka Dia de los Difunctos, the Day of the Dead.)"

Alas next year.....it could be, Year of the Dead !.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby katy » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:32 pm

markwilding wrote:Put it your dairy for next year :thumbup:
Why are you short of milk :lol: Just kidding mark :oops:

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby frank » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:38 pm

anyroads wrote:"aka Dia de los Difunctos, the Day of the Dead.)"
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Or "Día de los Difuntos" even.
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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby markwilding » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:54 pm

To be quite honest, I like these days off work. I can't wait for the next one on December 6th. The one on the 8th will be lost because it's on Saturday.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby anyroads » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:12 am

"Or "Día de los Difuntos" even."


Frankly, Was just quoting an earlier post, frank.

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Re: Yet another holiday!

Postby Enrique » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:56 am

Hi Footprint,
For your info print off a copy for your area.......

http://portaljuridico.lexnova.es/practi ... l-ano-2012

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