Happy New Year – to who ever may be reading this! Probably just Mervyn & myself… because the last I checked there’s only 3 visitors! Not much but positively speaking, there is much potential for improvement! (I’m probably in self denial right now!
Anyhoos, a brand new year has started again and if you’ve heard of Hatsu yume (初夢）, the first dream of the new year you’ll most probably know that it’s a tradition carried forth since the Edo period and that whatever you dream about on the night of January the first, will be an indication of
the year ahead. Traditionally, dreaming on the 31st of December is not counted since people usually party the night away (yes even in those times). The prediction is in any case, that if you dream about mountains, particularly Mt. Fuji, Hawks or eggplants you’ll likely have a fortunate and lucky year ahead.
Yours truly here was still nursin
g her hangover and did not dream of any mountain, hawk or eggplants… but rather nightmarish flashes of the vomit in the toilet bowl… so much for some prediction!
What did you dream on 1st Jan 2011?