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Old Apr 2nd 2008, 1:44 pm
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..should I bring own Filofax with me , or buy a diary out there?

Reason for this is the working week, with it being Sat - Weds. My current 'western' diary has Saturday and Sunday as quite small spaces in the working week, so not allowing for too many entries on those days, being the weekend.

I would presume that a diary out there might look different? eg Thurs and Fri to be proportionately smaller as they are the weekends? Also, are there diaries which are both Islamic and Gregorian?
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..should I bring own Filofax with me , or buy a diary out there?

Reason for this is the working week, with it being Sat - Weds. My current 'western' diary has Saturday and Sunday as quite small spaces in the working week, so not allowing for too many entries on those days, being the weekend.

I would presume that a diary out there might look different? eg Thurs and Fri to be proportionately smaller as they are the weekends? Also, are there diaries which are both Islamic and Gregorian?
friday and saturday are the weekend...and yep, they are smaller in the diaries here...

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Old Apr 2nd 2008, 1:47 pm
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I thought this would be a thread started by Spugsy...
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
friday and saturday are the weekend...and yep, they are smaller in the diaries here...

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Quick reponse MM, thank you.

KSA is def Thurs & Fri as the weekend - wonder why its different in UAE?
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Originally Posted by MataHari View Post
I thought this would be a thread started by Spugsy...

Are you implying my questions are as daft as his?

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Are you implying my questions are as daft as his?

I am not in the implying business...
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Quick reponse MM, thank you.

KSA is def Thurs & Fri as the weekend - wonder why its different in UAE?
oh sorry, i forgot you're going to ksa...it used to be thursday/friday here for public sector and fri/sat for private, so they decided to change it thankfully...

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Originally Posted by nottmbantam View Post
Quick reponse MM, thank you.

KSA is def Thurs & Fri as the weekend - wonder why its different in UAE?
UAE was Thur and Friday until around 2 years ago. Friday is the non-moveable religious day but I think they were trying to be more in line with the western world for business. Bearing in mind they already lose around 3 or 4 hours a day as clocks are ahead here and the working day for some businesses is only until around 3pm. Working Thursday gives a little longer.

Worth pointing out some private businesses here have a 6 day working week. Many manual workers work Saturday so they need managing and also some other private businesses. My friend works for a Japanese company and works 9 x 6, six days and is often expected to wine and dine customers. Why he is here I haven't a clue as he has little time to enjoy his salary.
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..perhaps a daft answer, but you could get one where all days are created equal?

Or, if you really want to mess with your mind, get an arabic calendar... my friend gave me one from iraq in preparation for my move to AD - starting from the back of the book is still something I'm trying to get my head around!
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..should I bring own Filofax with me , or buy a diary out there?

Reason for this is the working week, with it being Sat - Weds. My current 'western' diary has Saturday and Sunday as quite small spaces in the working week, so not allowing for too many entries on those days, being the weekend.

I would presume that a diary out there might look different? eg Thurs and Fri to be proportionately smaller as they are the weekends? Also, are there diaries which are both Islamic and Gregorian?
The winter evenings must just fly by with you...
Is this REALLY worthy of sharing with a board ?
That pic really is of you isn't it ?
Will you be coming over here to be the night-time DJ for Radio Al Ain ?

Also, who uses a "filofax" these days anyway ????
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Old Apr 2nd 2008, 2:21 pm
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The winter evenings must just fly by with you...
Is this REALLY worthy of sharing with a board ?
That pic really is of you isn't it ?
Will you be coming over here to be the night-time DJ for Radio Al Ain ?

Also, who uses a "filofax" these days anyway ????

Trifle harsh.....
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Originally Posted by blokeindubai View Post
The winter evenings must just fly by with you...
Is this REALLY worthy of sharing with a board ?
That pic really is of you isn't it ?
Will you be coming over here to be the night-time DJ for Radio Al Ain ?

Also, who uses a "filofax" these days anyway ????
who rattled your cage?
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Trifle harsh.....
Really ? Just being humorous but I thought you'd have got that...
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Really ? Just being humorous but I thought you'd have got that...
didn't come over as being humorous to me at all
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didn't come over as being humorous to me at all
*shrugs*

It's only a board and to be honest the guy summed it up with his own title..
"Another Daft Question.."

So, are you the board bodyguard then ?
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