“As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility
to deal with all species with kindness, love and compassion.
That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding.
Please help to stop this madness”
– Richard Gere – 2nd August 2012

Richard Gere is an American actor and activist.  He is also a Buddhist and an advocate for human rights in Tibet.

Richard Gere being presented with a Khata by the  Dalai Lama 17th October  2007
Richard Gere being presented with a Khata* by the Dalai Lama 17th October 2007

 * a Khata is a traditional ceremonial scarf in Tibetan Buddhism 

Written by Tessa Barrie

Writer and blogger from Jersey in the Channel Islands UK who believes life is too short to be niche. 🙃 Currently working on her first novel.

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