Thursday, August 8, 2013


Lucky day today: 8th day of the 8th month, the luckiest in the Chinese calendar. Famously, the Beijing Olympics started on 8.8.2008. And not only that - at precisely 8 minutes past 8pm, which of course is 2008hrs. Can't get more auspicious than that. Why is 8 lucky?  Eight in Chinese is Ba which sounds a bit like Fa which means to generate wealth.
The only conscious decision I made today involving said number was to have eight jaozi for dinner tonight.

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