auspicious dates

The number eight is a very auspicious for many in the world.

Double happiness looks like this – see the resemblance? So imagine how auspicious triple eight could be.

double-happiness

The eighth of August 2008 was the eighth day of the eighth month of the eighth year of the millennium. The Beijing Olympics commenced at 8pm on this day, to make sure good fortune followed.

So this is what my radio alarm clock looked like at eight minutes past eight on the eighth day of the eighth month of the eighth year of the millennium. How lucky am I?

08-08-08

If that wasn’t good enough, check this out.

My sister Mena celebrates her birthday on the 20th of this month – which this year is 20-08 2008.

Mena

To add to this, she turns 54 this year and was born in 1954.

Finally, and coincidentally, a few weeks after her birthday she celebrates 27 years in Australia – and she was 27 years old when she arrived. If you add both of these together you get 54…

Ii guess it’s time to buy a lottery ticket!

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