Wow, Extinction Rebellion bridge blockage bigger on the 3rd night than it was on the first

Lot of people still on Waterloo Bridge. And a lovely choir.

At Marble Arch they said people are being arrested here now. But doesn't seem so at the moment.

Quite a few police and vans here though.

Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Square, Marble Arch, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus occupied and closed to traffic

Feels like something

Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch

Very nice vibe here

Lots of tents

Live coded music and visuals? In the British Library? Alright then!

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Latest issue of Positive News cover story: The Joy of Fix: Claiming the Right to Repair positive.news/product/magazine

It was a big ol' march. The first protest I went to was the Stop the War march in 2003 and it was similarly large. That one, all the ones in between, and probably this one, have been pretty much completely ignored. I think it is true that only direct action brings meaningful change. But movement building is helpful. (Also.. my preference would be to revoke article 50.)

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There's a nice mini-exhibition on some social housing projects in the UK at the V&A Museum at the moment.

This fact is pretty amazing: "In the mid-1970s nearly half the population of England and Wales lived in council houses"

But as we know... "with the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979 the housing sector underwent rapid privitisation. Local authority architects' departments were disbanded, public land was sold off, and millions of council homes were bought[...]"

This also looks nice.

“Walden, a game is an exploratory narrative and open world simulation of the life of American philosopher Henry David Thoreau during his experiment in self-reliant living at Walden Pond. […] players are surrounded by the beauty of the woods and the Pond, which hold a promise of a sublime life beyond these basic needs.”

waldengame.com/

When I was a kid my Mum got me and my brother a game for the Amstrad called "Osprey!"

"The object of the game is to allocate wardens to help the ospreys successfully nest, rear young and survive the hazards that threaten them."

Very sad to say that to my like 5 year old self it just wasn't as fun as Harrier Attack, based on the Falklands War, but I love her for trying.

mobygames.com/game/osprey

Hey this looks nice.

"Block’hood is a city building simulator video game that focuses on ideas of ecology, interdependence and decay."

plethora-project.com/blockhood

Homes for people, not for profit

No more deaths on our streets

No property, no poverty, lets do this properly

iPhone X R

A circuit made from lemons, copper coins and galvanised (zinc-coated) nails. Lighting up a low-current LED.

The copper and zinc are electrodes, amd the lemon juice is an electrolyte. The acid in the lemon juice reacts chemically with the zinc and liberates electrons. These flow to the copper. Three of these electrochemical batteries in series is enough to light a low-current LED.

I mean this stuff is like woahhh. Absolutely fascinating!

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