Thursday, December 21, 2006

Hong Kong: Winter Solstice

Tomorrow, 22 December 2006, most companies in Hong Kong will close in the early afternoon by way of marking this year's Winter Solstice.

Chinese winter solstice: Wikipedia

What with it being the last Friday before Christmas, Hong Kong's shopping districts and malls will be even more choc-a-bloc than usual with people waving their credit cards.

A Christmas Carol? Ba-humbug! Even so, Mister Bijou will try his best to be of good cheer as he sits it out on a little island in the South China Sea. And come Monday there's turkey, roast potatoes and all the trimmings chez Mike, Wai-fong and Charlie's. In a word: bliss.

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