Well, not the whole continent - just those countries that are predominantly Roman Catholic. This includes some or all of: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. For them, All Saints Day is a public holiday. This year, it occurs tomorrow, which is a Thursday. That means that many people will be "making the bridge" and taking Friday off as well.
So if you have any queries about items from affected suppliers to which you need an answer promptly, please contact us today -- ideally this morning.
But every cloud has a silver lining! It has allowed me to feature the central panel of Jan van Eyck's Ghent altarpiece -- the Adoration of the Lamb.