“You have an interesting lifeline,” said the palm reader as I smiled over at my husband next to me. “It stops… soon.”
And that was that — those three tiny words, those 11 little letters, changed my life forever.
It was March 2019, we were in Hong Kong for a family holiday, my husband Clint, Daughter Caja, 12, and two sons Jonty and Hendry both three.
We were off to Disney Land (the happiest place on earth) and excited to eat Mickey Mouse shaped pancakes and meet our favourite characters and had three days in the city before we went.
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Let’s have you Wednesday! ????????????????????❤️ I must admit I have never fancied Disneyland. I’m not a fan of rides or the characters…..But it’s been amazing! The kids have loved it ! Even with the huge age gap they have really enjoyed the same rides and shows. Although Henny is very suspicious of Mickey Mouse and all his mates. ???? as soon as we see them he is waving and yelling “goodbye” Jonty on the other hand has invited Pluto to our house. Which was so cute. So we totally thought we were “extra” getting our @cottononkids Disney t’s before we came. But everyone else has out done us by a mile ! I love how crazy some of the outfits have been. If you ever go – go hard with the fancy dress! We are flying home tonight after another day at the park. ???? sooo that’s going to be fun ???? . . . . . . . . . . #disney #disneyland #disneyhongkong #disneyherewecome #hongkong #honkers #familytravel #familytravels #cottonon #cottononkids #blendedfamily #twiblings #twins #twinning #adoptionrocks #adoptionislove #pacificislander
On a day trip to Wong Tai Sin Temple, we had come across rows and rows of locals offering a variety of predictions, from crystal balls to birth numbers and zodiac signs to tarot cards so we decided to get a reading for a bit of fun.
I wasn’t a believer, as such. If anything, I would say I’m a sceptic. But a year before Clint and I became an item he was told some very specific details about how we would meet and who I was by a Gypsy in Notting Hill in London, and he was convinced because it all came true.
And sure, I thought it would be interesting to hear about my future. Maybe I could use the lucky numbers on the lotto!
So she explained she reads both palms – the left is for life before 35 years old and the right is for after.
And I have to admit the first half was pretty accurate, she spoke of major relationships, deaths and career changes. She knew I had moved a lot, having lived in various countries around the world.
But it was nothing groundbreaking, she had also noted some details that I couldn’t relate to at all.