The Magical and the Martial Arts: The Reality of War and The Dream World
Anthony N. Chandler / brazilian jiu-jitsu / travel / Uncategorized

The Magical and the Martial Arts: The Reality of War and The Dream World

Like many men of my era, the quest to learn the martial arts began with Bruce Lee films which led the imagination then along the path of ninja and Shaolin monks on forgotten Tibetan mountains. Mystical Chinese masters and austere Japanese sensei might appear to Westerners in the guise of Mr. Miyagi in The Karate … Continue reading

From A Monster to The Devil: Buying a Ducati Diavel
Anthony N. Chandler / Diavel / Ducati / finding neutral / Harley Davidson / motorcycle / road trips / travel

From A Monster to The Devil: Buying a Ducati Diavel

All horses need to be retired; motorcycles are no different. In 2008, I was fortunate enough to procure a Monster 696+, and that purchase began a seven season journey of learning how to ride a motorcycle properly and safely on the streets of Toronto. Most of my experiences affected who I became as a person, … Continue reading