(Googling reveals that Boxing Day is a statutory holiday only in Ontario. Everywhere else it's 'optional'-- and since the most egregious optional holiday is Nov 11 when only banks and governments take off, I gather that optional means 'not for the masses.' I see no mention of Easter Monday being a holiday for anyone outside PQ, but look ma, no mail today. Hunh.)
Whatever, I spent the Easter weekend reading DWJ-- Conrad's Fate after Enchanted Glass, mostly because I couldn't remember a thing about the former. Nor do I understand the complaint I read recently about the lack of Christopher in CF. There's a *lot* of Christopher in CF and no more likable than he ever was. Now I should reread something with grown-up Chrestomanci just to see how that bumptious youth grows into the dark and sinister-- err well, you know what I mean.