Ireland, Somerset and the Legion d’Honneur

Nichiren …if the minds of living beings are impure, their land is also impure, but if their minds are pure, so is their land. There are not two lands, pure or impure in themselves. The difference lies solely in the good or evil of our minds. – Nichiren Daishonin, from his writings, page 4.  Written… Continue reading Ireland, Somerset and the Legion d’Honneur

Der Spiegel on World War 1

Today’s the 90th anniversary of the armistice, the end of the war to end all wars as it was called.  All we seem to have had here in the UK is pictures of loads of stark white, neatly arranged tombstones for weeks now.  It’s as if en-masse, the people get an obligation to feel sadness,… Continue reading Der Spiegel on World War 1