Shinto is one of the two major religions of Japan (the other is Buddhism). Shinto is often considered to be the native religion of Japan, and is as old as … Continue reading
Japanese Mountain Leeches may sometimes be encountered during warm months when hiking through wet locations in the mountains of central Japan. Blood-sucking leeches are attracted to warm bodies which they detect and hone-in on like heat-seeking missiles.
Welcome to the softypapa blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have chosen to walk awhile with me. I’m available on Facebook and Google+ if … Continue reading
Shinto is one of the two major religions of Japan (the other is Buddhism). Shinto is often considered to bethe native religion of Japan, and is as old as Japan itself. The name Shinto means … Continue reading
“I’ve noticed you’ve done a couple videos on suicide recently (and more in the past), but my query is less to do with whether or not someone should commit suicide, and more to do with your thoughts on how to “gracefully exit” (not the greatest choice of words but it’ll do).”
At the start of the long Japanese Edo period (1600-1868) the Shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu determined that the country of Nippon (Japan) should be closed to the outside world with the … Continue reading