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Buddhist restaurant vandalized one day after monks release 600 lbs of lobster back into the sea

CHARLOTTETOWN – A Buddhist-affiliated restaurant in Prince Edward Island has been vandalized, hours after a group of local monks liberated 600 pounds of live lobsters. 188 more words



When working at the railway station or even just with the public, its important to keep an open mind. Last week I was giving the stink eye to a tough looking group of young men in hoodies and tattoos on platform 2 because I thought they were hanging around waiting to do a drug deal. 196 more words

Back in the mountains

Wednesday, 22 June A little bottle of sake and…

A three hour ride into the mountains was totally worth it! Koyasan, the centre of Shingon Buddhism, is a small and secluded temple town surrounded by a stunning cedar forest. 471 more words

Sweets From Japan

Supply and Demand of Tigers


On May 30, 2016 Thai authorities seized control of the famous Tiger Temple in Thailand. Over 100 tigers were found plus several tiger cubs and body parts were found in a freezer. 687 more words

Unueco Partio

Empathy vs. Compassion

This post is based on an article by Emma Young titled “How sharing other people’s feelings can make you sick,” in the May 14, 2016 issue of the New Scientist.  604 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

More football...sorry

My local football team are in the FA Cup Final tomorrow!! – how exciting is that??  I know it’s going to be an uphill struggle as we are playing the mighty Manchester United, but FA Cup Lore is full of stories about giant-killing.  327 more words