Tag Archives: Chinese New Year

The Year of the Rooster

Although the first month of 2017 is ending, today is New Year’s Day in Australia for those who follow the lunar calendar.  The lunar calendar follows the cycle of the moon so there is a new moon on the first … Continue reading

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Still Friends at Wendy Whiteley’s Garden

Yesterday five friends and I got together despite it being taboo.  It was the third day of Chinese New Year and according to popular superstition, one should stay home or risk disputes and arguments. Being contrary, I ignored the soothsayers and … Continue reading

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Testing Friendship

I am meeting five friends today, five friends who may no longer be mine by the end of the day. Jan and Ross are in Sydney from Bellingen; they will walk across the harbour bridge this morning, together with Jan’s … Continue reading

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