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Something by the way of a refreshed

Before this instance there was and before that

If you have come across those and see me here, you may or may not notice subtle changes.

I shared this with my OH 2 days ago.

It is not *exactly* me, but closer than I can articulate at the moment. Good enough.

My tribe is dysfunctional at the moment and in need of remediation.


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I need to step aside and let them breath.

So I may not be the person familiar when I post.

I could make alternative accounts, but that's fracturing us when we need to come together. Indeed it is something to an extent, reflecting, I have done in the past.

Because you have interacted with me before, you *do not* need to in the future. We have no expectation. Mute, unfollow, etc... There are tools. Use them.

We desire to cause no discomfort, but this is *new* to us.


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Equally, please continue if you like.

My language might change, be inconsistent and fluid. So do *not* stress or be precious about it in turn. No offence will be taken.

I need to write this all better, in a blog, not toots. But I feel an explanation is in order of sorts, here and elsewhere.

I used to describe myself as an anarchic socialist at heart. My tribe requires that of me now, or at least something better.

Maybe all of these decades we can find some semblance of lasting peace.

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Ageing hacker, remembers war dialling. Into wandering the hills, bodyweight fitness, yoga, meditation & heavy metal.

Upped and moved to North Scotland. Here to climb trees, swim in lochs and wander the mountains.

Twice broken by modern life. NDE by self direction, only here because of the actions of a soul mate.

Rebuilt the first time and discovered spirituality, meditation and chaos magic.

Rebuild 2 currently ongoing. Delving into animism and shamanic practice.


Delete and redraft breaks replies/threading

Must proof read before posting more thoroughly 馃う

The slightly (but not too) warm air flow should work the same as a basic shop bought dehydrator.

There are 2 other 12cm exit fans on the case, so any slight reduction in air flow really shouldn't be a problem.

OK, found some suitable donor material to build a dehydrator.

Like a few other projects in the past, this is to make use of what is already around.

There is a fan that exits out of the top of the PC, that is always on as it is the household server as well as a workstation.

So, some repurposed plastic pipe of the right diameter is getting cut to the right length to form a chimney from the PC to 2cm below the shelf above.

Either going to create internal mesh shelf or suspend a mesh bag inside.

With your feet on the air
And your head on the ground
Try this trick and spin it, yeah
Your head'll collapse

And there's nothing in it

And you'll ask yourself

Where is my mind?

Pixies - Where is my mind?

You know, labels have a place for the people who opt in and choose to use them. The labels become oppressive when you don鈥檛 allow people space to forgo them or attempt to force them upon others.

It鈥檚 useful to have a shorthand word that describes a larger part of your identity, even if that word doesn鈥檛 full encompass every nuance.

I am really just completely over people deciding that my personal decisions for how I choose to describe myself are somehow oppressing others.

On the arcade game nostalgia, this is the first one I really remember playing and getting into.
They had a machine at the local leisure centre where we went swimming.

Centipede (video game) - Wikipedia

Was listening to the B52s in the car last night and Planet Claire reminded me of a video game.
Couldn't think what it was until now...


First signs of mushrooms pinning on the test mycelium cake 馃帀 馃崉 馃帀

Too small for good pictures without disturbing at the moment. Maybe tomorrow.

Huge relief mixed with excitement. 馃榾

btw, all of these fonts that I'm sharing lately I've got from following the Open Source Design Resources channel, it's really useful and cool (

Now I love dogs.

Owners, we apologise for addressing your dog before you, it's just they way we are 馃槤

*However*, I notice on days like today where I share my walk with dog walkers, the sheer number of discarded poop bags not 1/4 mile from the car park.

It is not that hard. If you are going to the effort of plastic bagging it, walk it out.

See bags around the base of signs, hung on branches like sick pi帽atas, or on rocks.

Responsible owners, we thank you.

Wandered up a local hill. Hopefully the person that lost their hat will walk the trail again and find it under a rock on the cairn.

ukpol, gender, monarchy, shitpost Show more

Fail of the day...

Kept ringing the local guy to do an MOT on the car. Phone kept connecting, so hang up and try again. Odd, no voicemail or anything. He's often busy and it is lunch. Keep trying on and off. Same result.

Dawning realisation that the bluetooth headphones dangling around our neck might still be connected.

Doh 馃う

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