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Maestro Urban

Posted in Life Strategy, Masters, Newsletter

How Toronto Works: Natasha Sharpe

An afternoon at the Toronto Police Services Board meeting Going to events like Doors Open Toronto this summer was a great way to show the family how major city services are delivered to our homes.   Showing children the day-to-day activities

Posted in Life Strategy, Newsletter, Original Articles

From the Edinburgh Arts festival

“I like to imagine the guy who invented the umbrella was going to call it the ‘brella’. But he hesitated.” Andy Field   “As a vegan, I think people who sell meat are disgusting, but apparently people who sell fruit

Posted in Humour, Newsletter

Let it go

Posted in Buddhism, Health and Wellness, Kobudo, Life Strategy, Meditation, Newsletter, Niei Chi


 A lexophile of course!         Jokes about German sausage are the wurst.         I know a guy who’s addicted to brake fluid, but he says                 he can stop any time.     I stayed up all night to see

Posted in Humour, Newsletter

Wellspring Warrior

Wellspring Update I’m back. All went very well! Thanks to all those who donated to my  Wellspring fundraising page as an ambassador for the Toronto to Miami Peloton Challenge. When I last looked, donors had contributed $1,750 towards my personal

Posted in Life Strategy, Meditation, Newsletter, Zen Story

Maestro Urban

Posted in Life Strategy, Masters, Niei Chi


AI UCHI The concept in CMAC is to stay out of trouble whenever possible. The best form of self-defence is not to be there in the first place. If that is not possible there is a Chinese dictum – “we

Posted in Kobudo, Newsletter, Original Articles, Traditional

Love is all you need

Posted in Humour, Life Strategy, Newsletter

Hanshi’s Note

Quiet Zen Only when the mind is settled can it become quiet and only when the mind is quiet can it become still; it’s only when the mind is still can it see and when the mind can see then

Posted in Buddhism, Health, Life Strategy, Masters, Meditation, Newsletter, Niei Chi, Note from Hanshi Platt, Traditional, Weapons, Youth
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