food, homemade pesto (vegan) 

A nice reminder about the United Fruit Company on the breakfast table this morning. A piece of neocolonial history sitting right there.

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/United

Ooh I made homemade oat milk for the first time, sick of paying too much for premade oats + water... and the internet tells me I can make cookies with the leftover oat pulp.

Now social.coop is on mastodon 2.9+ you can choose to use the single column layout. I just switched, and find it much less overwhelming to look at.

See details here blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/06/

I found this office chair last night and managed to haul it back on the trailer. It fell off a few times though...

Quite excited! I see quite a lot but usually they have broken wheels or are really manky.

My dynamo hub is in for repair, but quite satisfying to rewire an old USB cable so I can power my lights from a USB power bank. So simple! But feels very empowering to be able reconfigure my stuff like this. And I'm proud I made it all proper with heat shrink and everything 😁

... and a little peak of ecotopia, this is a beautiful little picnic area in Snowdon national park we colonised for a couple of nights. All walkers coming through very interested and supportive. Although there was much rain, nothing a couple of tarps can't deal with. Add the fairy lights and it's paradise!

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Just heading off now to join Ecotopia bike tour (ecotopiabiketour.net/). Quite excited. Also wondering how I'll be cycling with a group, I've done most of my cycle trips solo so far.

I just sewed myself a reusable coffee filter, finally free of using stupid one time use filters. If it works... β˜•

I learnt a lot of new knots and tarp tricks recently. Loving putting them to use to have a cosy shelter for making morning coffee.

Trying out some new drawing/painting styles. I guess this one is "like a 5 year old would do".

I was inspired seeing your lovely watercolour sketches on your cycle trip @distel - someone bought me a little watercolour set and I had a go!

I think last painting I did was probably 25 years ago in school :/

Any tips/advice/resources? ... I have some way to go ...

Family death 

We made it to Can Decreix (pronounced close to "Candy Crush") in the end. Just one night to nose around and get a feel for it. Nice and peaceful. Could stay longer. Cooked a dinner and had a nice evening chat with the tired people.

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Ooh so good to be in some nature. With 4G reception. Co-op hitching trip in full swing. Updates/reports come after.

Type of conversation that happens after moving into a slightly too big house ...

Any idea what kind of pot this is for? Has a concave lid... Found it this morning.

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