Every time I look at the moon, it reminds me of a conversation with a Thai lady that I lived with in Chiang Rai. We were sitting in the dark, looking at the full moon and she asked: “Can you … Continue reading
Lest We Forget: Destruction and killings are going on in many parts of the world. “Violence begets violence.” And no country can be free from what is going on in other countries today.
WWII fire-bombing of Tokyo by US remembered 70 years
Seventy years ago on the night of 9-10 March, in the Japanese capital, 334 American B-29 bombers dropped thousands of tonnes of incendiary bombs on the city’s crowded wooden neighbourhoods.
They started a fire storm that burned at over 1,000 degrees and killed more than 100,000 people.
Read moreWWII fire-bombing of Tokyo by US remembered 70 years on BBC News It was an event that dwarfed even the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, yet it’s been all but …
My american cousin posted this in Facebook and it’s interesting to listen to it.
To my American readers or not , what do you think?
On the internet, you can never have too many cats. Now, on two islands in Japan, a similar principle seems to be in effect. The islands of Tashirojima in Miyagi prefecture and Aoshima in Ehime prefecture are covered in cats – and tourists love it.
The two islands are gradually being taken over by cats as the aging populations on those islands gradually fall. Veterinary doctors regularly visit the islands to ensure that the cats are in good health, Otherwise, however, they are free to roam. Tourists have been arriving by ferry to photograph and feed the cats, and local ferry captains have reacted with great surprise to the influx of new tourists.
At the moments, island officials are trying to figure out what to do to make the situation best for both tourists and cats. The cats already have a plan, however – take over the world!
- Aoshima Island aka Cat Island in Japan! (mitsueki.wordpress.com)
- This Japanese island is filled to the brim with felines! (en.rocketnews24.com)
- Two Islands In Japan Are Ruled By Cats (Boredpanda.org)
And the monk said:
Source: Paulo Coelho’s blog
With my canine nose sensitivity, I managed to track down Mr. Gordon and asked him if I can use his photos and quote him. He gladly agreed and then I let go of his pants. Yup, this is another power of canine: teeth biting the hem of his pants. Thank you Mr. Gordon and these are his pictures. What a beauty! For more pictures, click on The Canadian Warbler.blogspot.ca
On the other hand, I wonder if the bird misses its flock. I am feeling lonely for the bird being alone by itself. I hope it will find its group and be reunited with them. God speed little birdie.
Enjoy.Related Links: The Canadian Warbler.blogspot.ca Burnaby Bird Guy.wordpress.com