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Our news & views

You Say Tomato

Sometimes I’m asked for a scientific explanation of traditional Chinese feng shui. Which is a reasonable request. I tend to reply something like: if you plant tomatoes on a North-facing wall, don’t expect great salads. Worse if you do it in January.

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Where to place Feng Shui plants

A question which is often asked is where do we place plants for good feng shui? According to the theory of flying stars it’s good to place water bamboo or fresh flowers on the star number 4.

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Is 8 supposed to be a lucky number?

8 is often said to be a lucky number for Chinese people get is it lucky in from show times well the reason 8 is considered lucky is in the Chinese language it sounds like good fortune specifically good fortune to do with wealth.

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Playtime: the Metal Monkey Month August 2018

August is the “silly season” when news-starved reporters write up the daftest stories. In a Metal Monkey month these tales may be nearer the knuckle than usual and the Monkey, the totem of stand-up comedy, may be tempted to satire.

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FSS Conference 2018

This year I was blessed into being invited to the prestigious UK Feng Shui Society conference. The 12th conference featured a very diverse range of speakers and subjects connected to Feng Shui.

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Do you want to Boost Romance or Creativity?

According to Feng Shui ideas the star number 4 brings romance or it brings artistic beauty. What is the star number 4? Is it in the night sky when you look up to the heavens? Sort of yes, and sort of no.

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Charge: the Earth Horse Month June 2018

The Horse month marks the summit of the year; the qi or energy has been rising since the last Winter Solstice and now it starts to fall. The growing season has a while to run yet but planting time is mostly over. This is peak Fire; all my sunflowers are out and the hibiscus are in leaf while they consider budding.

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Scales: the Fire Snake Month May 2018

The predicted burst of Fire in the Dragon month appears to have had a dramatic impact on global affairs. If unexpected heat was your experience domestically or professionally then May could be both relief and anti-climax.

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Does Feng Shui Influence Good Luck?

Are you having a lucky day? Feng shui enthusiasts believe that flying stars can influence your luck. The stars fly in a pattern according to the year, month and day. Are all the stars aligned when it’s your lucky day?

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How to Put yourself in the Right Place for Romance

Springtime is the season for romance. The blossoms on the trees cast fragrance into the evening breeze. The sun shines for a little longer each day. Do you want to put some fresh cut flowers in your home to evoke a romantic atmosphere?

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Singapore Celebrating the Year of the Dog

Here in hot and steamy Singapore the Chinese New Year Celebrations have been evident everywhere! For a whole week after 15th February, the Drummers and Lion Dancers have been performing in shopping malls, offices and condos, bringing good luck for the Year of the Dog.

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Featured Consultant: Sue Holmes

I began studying and doing DIY feng shui whilst travelling in India in 1992, and became a professional consultant in 2005. I am grateful to all my teachers, particularly Howard Choy whose classical feng shui genius inspired me to travel to study with him in Germany, Poland, and China.

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Singing & Dancing in the Rain

Ahh February! The last month of winter, when grey skies, cold winds and relentless rain may be pushing us to submission! However, the snowdrops are up, its an ideal time to de-clutter, contemplate the year of the ‘Earth Dog’, get warmed by the romance of Valentines day, and perhaps find ways to love and appreciate ourselves more.

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Tips to have a Healthy Home – in a Technological Age

Over the years I have noticed the changes in peoples health, when visiting their homes and carrying out Healthy Home Surveys which includes EMF’s and Wifi.  Here are some ways that have been proven to make a difference to your well being in your home.

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Feng Shui & Creating a Home that Reduces Stress

Getting stressed is a natural human response. If we are out in the wilds and encounter a tiger we get stressed. Our pulse, blood pressure and blood sugar increase rapidly, pumping high energy blood under high pressure into our muscles. We will be able to run faster than ever.

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Love, Relationships & Feng Shui

It’s February, the time for nesting, what better time to “feather our own nest”? We are here, in this lifetime to enjoy being in relationship with ourselves, with each other and with our surroundings.

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