Originally Posted by Perkin
It's because of the <br> tag that's on the first paragraph, the line is breaking, so then the rest of the text has no indent.
Edit: As you would do for some poetry/list etc.
Either remove <br> tag or add a few chars before it and you'll see that the indent is there, but the line as it stands is blank.
strangely- this formatting method, although fine in epub, does not convert well to mobi - the indent returns! - as it's not a sigil issue I've created a new calibre thread in search of an explanation