Meeting by numbers

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 11 September, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 11 September, 2003, 12:00am

A recent brush with numerology proved that such mystical encounters do not always have a fairytale ending ... in fact, the experience quickly brought me down to Earth.

A mathematical process derived from only your birthday and your birth name, numerology reveals past, present and future. In a 15-minute session at the New Age Shop with visiting numerologist Tricia Morgan, I was read like a menu: 'You like change, you can never stay still, you crave travelling and you constantly need to be learning. You are a rolling stone.' As I nodded, she quickly burst my bubble: 'You lack logical skills, you cannot remember books after you have read them, and you have no budgeting skills. That is why you are terrible at saving.'

She heightens the experience by adding a tarot card reading to give the person more of an idea of the future. Tricia is in Hong Kong for the rest of the week at the New Age Shop on Ice House Street in Central. Call 2810 8694, or check out