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A happy Eid ul-Fitr to our Muslim readers

By johnboy - 1 October 2008 7

The Ramadan month of fasting is over for the local Muslim community and today they get to party.

The Eid ul-Fitr runs for three days. Have a good one guys.

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A happy Eid ul-Fitr to our Muslim readers
recondite 7:15 pm 01 Oct 08
Ari 3:47 pm 01 Oct 08

Just saw a Muslim arranged marriage site in the contextual ad spaces.

Wonder if it will get any clicks from rioters?

tylersmayhem 1:04 pm 01 Oct 08

It always amazed me being in Morocco during Ramadan. Now that place is seriously hot, dry and man do they work hard. I can’t imagine the experience.

ns 11:22 am 01 Oct 08

Thanks johnboy. Unfortunately, it’s just not the same without my mother here to cook up a feast, but atleast it’s finished just in time for Daylight Savings to start 🙂

I don’t think it’s quite sunk in yet that I can eat. It’ll probably hit me at lunchtime.

eyeLikeCarrots I totally agree that it’s not that hard. Especially in Canberra. Back when I was in school in Perth in summer – now that was way more difficult.

eyeLikeCarrots 10:36 am 01 Oct 08

In an attempt to keep life in Canberra interesting, I gave fasting for the month of Ramadan a go.

It was not as hard as I thought it would be. Certainly helped me put my daily food intake into perspective.

One of the more amusing events during the month was the look on the faces of people when you tell them you are fasting for Ramadan… people seem instantly wary and slightly alarmed before you tell them that you are not actually religious.

Wide Boy Jake 10:22 am 01 Oct 08

It’s also China’s national day. There is a week-long festival in progress and the whole country has closed down until October 4th. It is a major bugger to anybody like myself trying to do business in China at the moment.

jennybel75 9:59 am 01 Oct 08

It’s also Rosh Hashana at the moment, just so we’re balanced and all. 🙂

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