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Friday, May 26, 2017

Upcoming Feng Shui Events

What Can Feng Shui Do For You?
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What Can Feng Shui Do For You?

Hi Everyone,

Does your life bring you challenges? Is there something strange about your home you'd like to check? How is business going at the moment? What can you learn from Feng Shui to use in your daily life? How can you understand people better?

Feng Shui originated from the Yijing, the Book of Changes, so it is natural that it is also about changes too. Every twenty years the Feng Shui changes, then every year there are annual influences that come into effect. We can go with the flow of the changes in our lives or we can choose to stay still and not change...our choice! Yet, going with the flow makes life easier, and besides, it is not something we can avoid. Accepting and allowing change to happen naturally brings more peace and harmony in life...don't fight it!

"When you allow Feng Shui in, your life opens up in unexpected ways."

Check out some upcoming events below to answer your questions...

Have a lucky day!

Here's my Latest News...
Sunday 28 May 10am-12pm

Join me on my famous Feng Shui Tour of Melbourne's Chinatown where we will explore how Feng Shui is used by local traders and businesses. I have recently been working on a new project in Chinatown, come and join me to learn more.

Use these skills learnt to apply to your own home too!

While I'm in Melbourne it would be nice to see you.

Optional Yum Cha afterwards.

Book here (places limited).
May 30, June 1-2 9-5pm Gold Coast

In a fascinating exploration, we will share how a person's face reveals so much about their personality, traits, strengths and weaknesses.

Knowledge of face reading gives us an opportunity to examine our own lives and those of others to tune into what is our own nature, where should we focus and what can make us successful. This work is for ourselves and to enhance the lives of others too.

Class is held on the three days leading up to the Feng Shui conference at Bond University.

Book here.
20-30 September China and HK

Want to really experience what Feng Shui is all about and see it for yourself? In this fantastic tour we will explore ancient villages, modern buildings, mountains and waterways to see how Feng Shui works in real life situations.

This is not just a hop-on-hop-off tour. You will be guided to the most beautiful and unusual places to experience China in a way that is unique and special.

Come home with a new set of skills and a fresh set of Feng Shui eyes!

Book here.
Do you have some 'stuck' energy? My friend Eric Dowsett is offering a workshop in Melbourne in July to enable 'clearing' in your life, or to help others do the same. Click here for details.
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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Finding the Centre of a Building:- using the old-fashioned plumb-bob technique

Often my students ask how to find the centre of a building, especially when it's a weird, uneven shape. To do this you can emply an old-fashioned low-tech technique using gravity, that really works very well. You don't need to 'fill-in' the 'missing corners'...

You will need:
- a print out of the plans
- a pin-board or piece of foam
- a sturdy pin
- a length of cotton or thin string
- a plumb-bob or something heavy to weigh the cotton down
- ruler
- pencil or pen (with ink that flows out easily)

1. Cut the floor plans all around the edges.
2. Insert the pin through one corner of the plans and let them hang freely.
3. Pin the plans onto the pin-board/foam.
4. Attach the plumb-bob or heavy object (such as a nut) onto the cotton and make a loop at the other end (I used an old fashioned metal baby pin).
5. Hang the cotton/string on the pin:


6. The line will hang down exactly vertical across the plans, now use a ruler and pen to mark the line:

7. Continue to do this all around each corner of the plans:

The green pen marks the plumb lines, the red pen was my guess for the centre, it turned out they were the same:

8. Voila! Now you have the centre!

There are other techniques you can use as well, but this is the simplest and you can really see it's a hands-on technique :-)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Millionaire's Mansion Not Good Feng Shui?

Channel 7's Feng Shui news story today was about Chinese millionnaire Ying Li who sold his property due to bad Feng Shui.

Billionaire sells Sydney mansion for $22.5m 'due to bad feng shui'Let's take a look why:

Fig Tree Point is a point of land jutting out into Sydney's Quakers Hat Bay. Directly opposite the point is the location of the house in question:

The spit of land creates what is called in Feng Shui a 'poison arrow.'

Perhaps the Chinese property developer purchased the home with the intention of buying it, but didn't check the satellite image first, or perhaps he forgot to check with his Feng Shui master!

In fact the spit may not be as bad as thought, even though from google it does look serious. It all depends on how clearly it can be seen from the house and how close it is. As we can see there's actually quite a long distance between the house and the spit, and in between is a beautiful bay to capture the qi.

Perhaps the new owners have purchased a bargain...There are yet other factors to consider, such as the age of the house and the compass orientation. Only then can we tell what type of qi is being brought sharply to the site!

It goes to show that it's always better to check the Feng Shui first before you buy :-  )

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Face of Kisenosato Sumo Wrestler

Today is the final day of the March 2017 Sumo Basho (tournament). The contender to win this basho was, up until two days ago, Kisenosato, the Japanese champion whose famous rise and fall through the ranks has lasted over a dozen years.

Kisenosato's very public struggle to attain a high rank in sumo is well known in Japan, and his career has been on a forwards-backwards ride since 2004.

He entered sumo training when he finished junior high school, around age 15 and his first tournament was at age 17 and 9 months, the second youngest ever to enter at this age.

Taking a close look at his face we can see two outstanding features to begin with, Of particular importance is the area affecting his career, do you know where it is?

In the centre of his forehead is a large and prominent indentation and a scar. I wonder when this occurred? It is an old scar and the injury most likely occurred in his youth, perhaps when he was playing baseball in junior high school (although in sumo there is also alot of 'head banging' which probably made the injury worse). It could have even occurred much earlier (as indicated below, when he was much younger).

The central forehead is the location of career success and his ability to communicate with seniors. From my own observations in face reading and the study of Chinese Astrology (Bazi/Four Pillars), this area relates to 'resource', the element that generates the daymaster.

In checking his biography in wikipedia, Kisenosato was encouraged to be a sumo wrestler as a teenager, by a man who would be his trainer for many years. In line with Japanese tradition, he respected his master, but he was also given a public scolding by his master who said he was 'difficult.'

In his Four Pillars, Kisenosato is daymaster yang earth (Wu) born in the month of the horse (Wu). His fire element is the usful element in his chart, which is his resource element and indicates that particularly between ages 11 1/2 to 31 1/2 he has good resources. However it is yang fire which is 'unbecoming resource' - it can make him rebellious towards authority (amongst other things), and this is confirmed by his life situations and also by the mark on his forehead.
Furthermore, Kisenosato's right ear has 'damage' at the top rim, as you can see it is not rounded, but rather uneven and jagged at the edge. This indicates difficulties in life around age 9-11, but there is no info online about this age of his life, so we can assume, that he opted to go into a sumo stable at age 15 instead of staying at school because of either lack of support from his parents, or because of problems that he carried with him from his earlier childhood, most likely to do with a rebellious attitude. Both of these are caused by problems with the resource element (as seen in his face). On a side note, the forehead is also the Li Trigram, fire.

The question is: will he win today? Today is a renzi day in the Chinese calendar (yang water rat). Fire is favourable in Kisenosato's chart, but that doesn't necessarily mean water is unfavourable. looking at his life path, he has achieved success when fire is strongest in years or in his luck pillars and metal is not useful in his chart, which means that water is useful...and represents his wealth element. He does not have such a great wealth element in his face (find out why at my upcoming face reading course on the Gold Coast, Queensland). it is the next day and I am pleased to report that he did win the tournament once again! In this result it is another way to confirm that fire is useful in his chart, because this is the dingyou (yin fire rooster) year. Fire is the stem and rooster is the branch. The stem is our 'action.' The branch is the foundation, but they are in conflict elementally, which are the same two stem and branch combination that he grew up with (check his Luck Pillars).

In this Japan Times interview, Kisenosato said, "“I’m speechless,” Kisenosato said. “There was something at work that was more than my own strength. My only thoughts were on concentrating and executing.”

Even he is amazed at his win, but we who study metaphysics can give explanations!

Obviously a lucky but tumultuous time in his life, bringing great conflict and achievement, helping him to win the 'Fighting Spirit' award when he was younger.

On that topic, he also has what is called 'Phoenix Eyes' in face reading...these are the same eyes as the famous character from Three Kingdoms Period, Guan Yu (or Kuan Kong):

"The silkworm eyebrows stood up fiercely and the red phoenix eyes glared as, sword in hand he rode hastily forth to cut down the audacious Prime Minister for his impertinence." Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong (Chapter 20).

Guanyu / Kuan Kong
We will learn more about Guanyu when we visit his temple on my next 'Journey to the West' Feng Shui Tour of China in September 2017.

If you are looking for a woman with phoenix eyes:
Lucy Liu
Angelina Jolie
Kisenosato also has these eyes, which one Chinese website calls, "eyes like Phoenix, must be top official":

Looking into the future, this is most certainly the peak period of Kisenosato's life, and whether he goes into life as a senior official in sumo remains to be seen, but it is his intended career to be a coach/trainer for other sumo fighters in the future.

Congratulations Kisenosato, what an exciting bout yesterday!

Monday, March 06, 2017

Get Your Free Real Estate Checklist

Are you planning to invest in property?

Here's a handy checklist.

Download Your Checklist from my website

  • Check the external features of the property.
  • Investigate the front entrance.
  • Ensure the bed is well placed.

I'll be in Melbourne and Sydney in May, and the Gold Coast in early June 2017...If you'd like to make a personal appointment, I'll see you then!

Best wishes,

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