Friday, January 31, 2014

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Friday 31st January, 2014

The first month of 2014 is nearly over and we survived it.  The weatherman said it has been the 4th hottest January on record and the heat isn't over yet.  Today the temperature is expected to reach 40C, over the weekend it is expected to get to 43C, cool down Monday and Tuesday to the low 30C's and then steadily climb back up to the high 30/40C's.  

After all it is Summer and staying indoors with the airconditioning on, you don't notice how hot it really is outside until you go out there.

Tonight the Chinese celebrate their New Year.  This year it is the year of the wooden Horse. 

                                                 The art work is by Hu Ming

For those people who are born under the sign of the Horse, they are considered to be kind, clever, animated and energetic.  They are strong and stable and have a better ability at making decisions. Excellent at interacting with others and are very successful both personally and professionally.

Horse lucky gemstone.......Beryl

Horse lucky colour............Green

Horse lucky numbers.............3, 4, 9

Horse lucky flowers...........Giant Taro, Jasmine

Most compatible signs for the Horse..... Tiger, Sheep or Dog

Most incompatible signs for the Horse...... Rat, Ox, Rabbit Horse 

Tony and I should have a good year this year.  According to the Chinese New Year Zodiac signs I am a Tiger and Tony is a Dog.

Tomorrow afternoon/evening the Adelaide Chinese community are having a huge street party in the city.  They are expecting around 20,000 people.  I don't think we will go as the forecast is for temps to be around 42C.

Kung Hei Fat Choy!  Happy New Year!

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