“Where there is a mind, there are feelings such as pain, pleasure, and joy. No sentient being wants pain: all wants happiness instead.” – Dalai Lama
“And those who dismiss love for our fellow creatures as mere sentimentality overlook a good and important part of our humanity. But it takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal. And it is actually within us to grant them a happy life and a long one.” – Joaquin Phoenix | EARTHLINGS

I am so over the moon to be nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by my fellow all-things-Japanese enthusiast Elle. I’m all about spreading blog love, especially for my fellow vegans.

So here are the deets (from the VBA blog):

If you are nominated, you’ve been awarded the Versatile Blogger award.

  •  Thank the person who gave you this award. That’s common courtesy.
  •  Include a link to their blog. That’s also common courtesy.
  •  Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly.
  •  Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award.
  •  Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

So I’ll start with the hard part first. The 7 things about myself:

  1. I’m vegan first for the animals, next for the planet and lastly for my health (I stole this from Holise @ CyberWhaleWarraiorb/c it’s my veganism in a nutshell)
  2. I eatway…

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