It is Better to Live a Single Day with Honour than to Live to 120 and Die in Disgrace

This is powerful stuff from 1277 in Japan… Introduction A 55-year old Japanese monk writes a letter to a proud, hot-headed Samurai warrior who has the absolute right to cut his head off with but a moment’s notice, (swish!), almost without reason. The Samurai know all about honour and don’t like to be lectured by… Continue reading It is Better to Live a Single Day with Honour than to Live to 120 and Die in Disgrace

Newcastle – Unique in the UK

This link details the arrival and speech of Martin Luther King in Newcastle in 1967. Newcastle was the only uni in the UK to honour him. No doubt, if Bridgwater had a uni, they would have done so first. In his acceptance speech, Dr King said: “Words are certainly inadequate for me to express my… Continue reading Newcastle – Unique in the UK