" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

June 20, 2018

Golden Dawn Fraser?!

I couldn't help but yell out "What The F...raser?!" when I was flicking through my local June 11th Queensland newspaper that featured Queensland boxer Jeff "The Hornet" Horn (not the WASP by the way;-) on the front page in his orange shorts going down in Las Vegas in his title fight and saw that ex-Olympic Games swimmer Dawn Fraser had picked up the top honour in the
Queen's Birthday weekend honours list with the headline
"Golden Dawn Keeps on Glowing".
All of those 'The Secret Sun' posts about Elizabeth Fraser, Vegas,
the Siren and orange kept reeling through my mind and I kept telling myself that it's all just coincidence silly and nothing more, right?-)
The Secret Sun and Orange Entertainment?
Oddly enough, I met Dawn Fraser once in my life when our paths crossed at a women's golf tournament at the Royal Pines Resort on Queensland's Gold Coast .
Me and my now ex-wife were walking between shots and Dawn drove up in her golf buggy and asked if we could just stand still for a moment while Karrie Webb could tee off.
We were following the group in front of her's, so that was my brush with the "Golden Dawn".
The back page of the June 11th Queensland newspaper
"Horn's father, Jeff Horn Sr., is a builder.
His mother, Liza Dykstra, works for the
Saint Vincent de Paul Society.
His grandfather, Ray Horn, fought in exhibition boxing matches in the Queensland outback during the 1930s.
Graham Quirk, the incumbent Lord Mayor of Brisbane,
is his second cousin."
Jeff wants a rematch back in his home Australian state of Queensland, too.
It's not even really the Queen's birthday that weekend, but most Australian states (except Western Australia and Queensland  now ironically) get a public holiday to celebrate Her Majesty's birthday, which is really in April.
Her Majesty's birthday public holiday is on
Monday, October 1, 2018 in Queensland this year and Monday, September 24th in Western Australia, so go figure.
Grace Simmons
Just sayin';-)
Coffee and the Siren's Song
Orange haired Queensland model Grace Simmons  featured in the same June 11th newspaper, too.
Also in that same June 11th newspaper was the news about the passing of the first Bond know 007 and all that stuff like I wrote about here -
I Only Have Eyes For You For Your Eyes Only?
Which was kind of ironic that a news story about ending the Hollywood "casting couch" culture should appear to the left of the Bond girl story, given just how much of a womanizer the Bond character is in the 007 movies.
These Bootes are Made for Walking?
And on the subject of movies I saw Mel Gibson making the front page of this paper on June 7th with plans of filming his next movie in Queensland.
Page 7 of the June 7th Queensland newspaper 
Mel has 8 directing credits on his IMDB page, but the movie that is mentioned in the newspaper isn't on that list yet.
A news article in the June 11th paper about Mark Wahlberg starring in Gibson's movie
As luck would have it Mark Wahlberg was at the Jeff Horn fight in Vegas and ran into reporters for this newspaper and spilled the beans to them that he was going to be coming to Queensland to star in Gibson's movie.
And one of the main sites Gibson has his sights on for this movie is the Woongoolba prawn farm and surrounds that I wrote about in April last year in this post - 
Plate of Shrimp/Prawns and the Raw Prawn/Trickster
The prawn farm has been used for films including 'Fool's Gold' and 'San Andreas' according to the newspaper story of June 7th.
A scene from the TV show 'LOST' with a shrimp/prawn van
Hardly anyone calls a prawn a shrimp in Oz.
That old Paul Hogan commercial was aimed at American tourists who know prawns as shrimp.
The other location being hinted at is the Village Roadshow Studios on Queensland's Gold Coast where such films as 'Thor: Ragnarök', 'Aquaman' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' were filmed.
Oh...and happy birthday for today too, Nicole Kidman.
It's my eldest son's birthday today, as well.
Spookiest Nicole Kidman Sync Story of the Year and Everyone Missed It?
The June 16th newspaper showing Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna
I just realized when reading through an old post that Nicole's father passed away on September 12th (2014) while my father passed away on September 13th (2016).
So I guess that's a dark time of the year for both of us as far as anniversaries go.
The movie Mel wants to make is based on the book
'Hell from the Heavens' by John Wukovits.
According to the newspaper Mel dined at the 'Stokehouse Q' restaurant at Brisbane's South Bank.
A restaurant that I mentioned from back in my snail eating days in this post -
Does "plate of snails" work like "plate of shrimp" for synch?-)
 A Crow, Six Snails and an Ant
Small world it seems...especially for ants:-)
Russell Crowe in the same June 7th newspaper as Mel Gibson
I might have opened a bit of a Rabbitoh hole here dragging Crowe into this post;-)
From the same June 7th paper the Rabbitoh's owner Russell Crowe was in
Titans, Sirens and the God of Thunder? Let the Games Begin...That's if They Haven't Started Already?
Played on June 8th, World Ocean's Day, as luck would have it
The Empire never ended?
That advert above was in the same June 7th newspaper that featured Russell Crowe in Rome for a charity screening of his 2000 movie 'Gladiator'.
And it was in the centre of the paper with the week's coming NRL games to be played.
Crowe's team beat the Titans at the Titans' home ground on the Gold Coast on 'World Ocean's Day' as (s)well;-)
A movie review of the 'Ocean's 8' film in the June 7th paper
'Ocean's 8' opened on the 7th of June over here in Oz and not on June the 8th (World Ocean's Day) like it did in the USA.
Let's not forget that 'Ocean's 8' starred
Cate (Queen Elizabeth) Blanchett, as well.
Plus it opened in most Australian states on the Queen's Birthday weekend holiday weekend as luck or coincidence would have it.
Now ain't that all just a little bit too *wyrd for you, too?-)
*Wyrd is a concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fate or personal destiny.
The word is ancestral to Modern English weird, which retains its original meaning only dialectally.
And I have to say that Cate's next film
'The House with a Clock in Its Walls' looks truly wyrd.
And while on the subject of wyrd, I saw this story below in the June 11th newspaper on page 2 about a Korean girl named Joohee who was lost for six days on top of Mt Tyson in Queensland.
Notice the woman wearing the South Sydney Rabbitoh's jersey
Joohee claims in the story to have kept singing her favourite song 'Young Dumb & Broke' to keep herself going.
Joohee sounds (or looks at least) pretty close to the Australian word "cooee" .
"Cooee! (/ˈkuːiː/) is a shout used in Australia, usually in the bush, to attract attention, find missing people, or indicate one's own location.
When done correctly—loudly and shrilly—a call of "cooee" can carry over a considerable distance.
The distance one's cooee call travels can be a matter of competitive pride.
It is also known as a call of help, which can blend in with different natural sounds in the bush.
The word "cooee" originates from the Dharug language of the original inhabitants of the Sydney area.
It means "come here", and has now become widely used in Australia as a call over distances.
It was known among white settlers in colonial times and
Watkin Tench refers to the Aborigines of Sydney calling to each other in this way."
Korean backpacker Joohee Han on how thoughts of food and family helped her survive in the bush
I had never heard this 'Young Dumb & Broke' before so I found a You Tube of it and it ran for 4:24 minutes, which if you have been reading this blog of mine for a while you would know that 424 was my father's old taxi cab number.
I put most of the stuff in this post down to synchromysticism, but you are free to say BS to that if you prefer to explain it all to sheer coincidence.
But I have my reason to believe life is a lot more mystic and meaningful then you think;-)  
By the way BS and I were both born on September 23, too:-)
Wyrd or what?


The Secret Sun said...

Outstanding, Dazza. So weird they'd run with a headline like that, given the connotations.

Ritual needs must, I reckon.

Brizdaz (Darren) said...

Yeah, there are a lot of levels to that headline, but the Golden Dawn is obviously the big eye-wink innuendo here, plus Dawn being an Olympic gold medalist in the swimming pool, as well, she's practically a cast member of 'Aquaman' with her former swimming skills.
But unless the journo who wrote this is a 'Secret Sun' reader I'm sure the link to Elizabeth Fraser's music is just the "collective Unconsciousness" at work here...but who really knows in this weird world (or wyrd* world as Gordon white would probably say)?

*Wyrd is a concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fate or personal destiny.
The word is ancestral to Modern English weird, which retains its original meaning only dialectally.