Feng Shui and Reading

My 7 year old son has just finished reading his first chapter book by himself: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. It is a milestone for him. I was impressed by it. I  remember that I read many of Chairman Mao’s Quotations at school when I was  7, but no any chapter books. Reading is one of the best ways […]

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Attended a wedding today

It was a great pleasure to be invited by one of my clients to his wedding today. I have not attended weddings very often, because most of my friends have already married, some of them are divorced. Chinese say 入乡随俗(Rùxiāngsuísú), which means follow the local custom whatever you go. My friends have a Chinese background, they had a wedding at the […]

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Are these suburbs good feng shui?

A reporter from the Sun Herald asked me about the feng shui for a few suburbs in NSW. The issue was that suburbs like Hurstville, Eastwood, Chatswood have many Asians, the property prices are up, developers like to build more apartments in these suburbs. She asked me: do these suburbs have good feng shui? My answer was: Asians do not […]

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Feng Shui and the ‘Fifty Shades’

One of the hot topics this year is  the erotic trilogy fiction Fifty Shades of Grey, Darker, Freed by  British author Erika Leonard James.  You can see these books almost everywhere from book shops and department stores, and you can see people reading the books on public transport. Some people asked me:  why these erotic books are so popular, they […]

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My visit to Darwin

The winter in Australia is coming to the end, and spring is around the corner. This winter, Sydney was quite cold and many days were windy and wet.  My highlight of the winter was the winter escape to Darwin. Darwin is the capital city of the  Northern Territory, it is in the north of Australia, called the Top End. It […]

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Swimming pool and feng shui

In Australia, many people’s dream  house has a swimming pool in the back yard.  Hence many suburban houses have swimming pools. A swimming pool comprises a big body of water.  From a feng shui point of view, a swimming pool is a water element,  often used to activate wealth. However this only happens when the water is in the correct […]

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Olympic Symbols and Feng Shui

It is a high time to talk about London 2012 Olympic games. Olympic is the highest standard of international sport. It takes four years to get ready. London Olympics started more than a week ago. The whole world has its eyes on the games. There is so much to see, and so much to enjoy. The spirit of the Olympics […]

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Developing new skills

Having a good birthday or having a good feng shui house doesn’t mean that we can automatically have all the skills  for our professional development. Good leaders or communicators are not born, practice and more practice makes them good. Recently I joined a Speech Craft Course hosted by Toastmaster’s Club. This was a six week intensive program, I graduated last […]

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Tai Chi(Ji) and Me

Tai Chi was invented in ancient China. It is a powerful and gentle form of martial art. It originally developed for self-defense, health and longevity. In modern society, it is practised by the general public across the world for health and fitness. I was born into a traditional Chinese family. My father is a very well known Tai Chi master […]

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My experience with the International Piano Competition Sydney 2012

I am not a pianist or musician, but I like to listen to piano music. Most of the time I listen to music from the CD player. However things changed last week. The 10th International Piano Competition 2012 was in Sydney’s Seymour Centre  last week. The best young piano players (from 17 to 30) representing different countries had come to […]

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