Sometimes I worry that we are so locked into lifestyles that work in a fossil-fuel-powered industrial society, that we're incapable of transitioning to sustainable ones. There are just so many built-in disincentives for doing so. For example, as much as possible I walk and cycle instead of moving about by car. But I'm very aware of the various ways that makes me a second-class citizen in NZ, and I get why people just give in and keep driving. I don't know how we can shift this.
I have been staying away from here also.
Funny though I've just been a bit back last week.
Things are pretty gruelling here and I'm upset for not listening to what I wanted to do which is live abroad.
I'm more and more becoming stressed and because of gvt decisions I lost a job that i really liked.
So I feel in a dead end and no matter what I try to do here, I feel that it goes nowhere.
I feel I want to go back to Ireland where I can be around great people. But right now, that's stuck.
Anyway, sorry for not being all chappy and bright.
I'm glad to hear about you.
I'm amazed at how you're able to have as much followers in such a short time.
Marketing wise, that's quite a nice thing...
Thanks a lot for your kind words.
Warm regards, kind friend.
Have a great week too.
So, here's another thing from that #permaculture course.
"Categories of Resources:
Those which increase by modest use.
Those unaffected by use.
Those which disappear or degrade if not used.
Those reduced by use.
Those which pollute or destroy other resources if used."
And it's a good point on it's own, but I want to add: *resources aren't only physical.*
Time is a resource. health. energy. Executive function. Don't forget these and other important nonphysical resources!
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A storm in 5000 char?
Yes, and that's per post -- ten times the measly 500 chars allowed in the mastodon instances normally.
I told a friend that I maxed out even the 5,000 characters here the other day. Sending a private message, a long letter that had about 7,000 overall when I was done.
So nice to have space to work with. When I have to post in Twitter it's even worse, as it's only 240 chars there, and no alternative.
But here, just shop around and find a nicer place to make a home at.
@globcoco Yes, I remember that well -- we were looking all over for the MarkDown as default Toot format control.
And I couldn't seem to find it.
Just looked again and there it is. Snapshot attached.
Somehow you managed to get it working, you might have bumped into that control, as it's the ONLY place I see around here with MD selection.
I have been coached by quite a few people.
Some were good, some really bad in terms of ethic and projections of their own views and believes...
My goal is to develop good practice and abide by principles that allow me to facilitate the process of individuation and meet each individual in the most wholistic and humanistic manner.
I am more and more aware that traumas in one's life and/or transgenerational have to be taken into account if one wants to free themselves and live aligned with themselves.
So I want to look into this asap...
From meandering around in found links, a snippet of a post which I think @globcoco might find interesting.
Blogchat is a misnomer because I interview people over e-mail. But the actual conversation comes alive when it is posted to the blog. But I don’t want to call them ‘e-mail interviews’—I feel I can classify them blogchats and be done. Much as people say ‘slide into my DMs’ but reality is nothing of the kind—one stiltingly, jarringly skids into my DMs.
I have used a similar idea, of collating toot conversations into a later blog post, and found it quite enjoyable. Allowing for more polish, edited text for style, adding reference links, images. A good example is one of my own favourite pages, this one.
The blogchat article above introduced some new things -- like the fact that it could comprise a conversation via email, or other method, that could develop over a longer period, weeks, months instead of a few minutes where people are in touch via a fediverse thread.
#MicroBlog is this.
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