Life

White Limo

I’ve not been on here much these past few weeks. That’s mainly due to my ISP having cut my off for no apparent reason for a week and a half. Nice, eh? Most of my posts since the beginning of March have been typed up while I’ve been out and Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

臆病 or “Cowardice”

The Buddhist priest Tetsugyu (not sure on the Chinese characters that spell his name, as I could only find this story in English) once said of Buddhism and cowardice: The Chinese character for “cowardice” [臆病  read おくびょう or Okubyõ] is made by adding the character for “illness” [病 read びょう or byõ] Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago
Life

The Way

Although seemingly going against almost everything I believe in, I thought that I’d share this story with you. It seems that, over 400 years ago, a retainer of Matsudaira Sagami no kami had taken a trip to Kyoto. Whilst there he’d heard that some of his lord’s men where involved Read more…

By GaProgMan, ago