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Just got the old strimmer out, works a treat. Started first time...

Cycle-paths between Assen and a suburb. They're bidirectional on both sides of the road and just as wide as each of the lanes for cars.
This is how we enable #cycling.
Make routes by bicycle efficient and safe and the result is that cycling is attractive for all.
aviewfromthecyclepath.com/sear

The British Museum's #NFT project has sent its carbon footprint soaring

»Since the London museum began selling digital versions of works from its collection last September, it has emitted enough carbon to power an average US home for at least 57 years«

theartnewspaper.com/2022/04/05

Charlie Brown: But with all this commercialism and decoration and money, can someone just tell me what Pride is really about?

Linus: *Hands Charlie Brown a brick, gestures at a cop*

*Jazzy piano music plays*

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omeiensis* in the exotic , Chadwick house, Wolfson College,

*Many synonyms

Gastropods have finally cracked the communication barrier.

Now we must decipher their meaning..

This is the love in my work. I enjoy almost every part of the job but here is my heart. This long connection through the blunt leather of my hands and this watchfulness.
To me, gardening is just rote without being able to see, learn, building layer upon layer of knowledge.

All specific to where you kneel that day.
Good day this.

End.

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I deep down fundamentally enjoy this running of my hands below the surface. Knowing plants by the touch of their roots, knowing the visible by sense, employing old, old knowledge, watching.

Watching everything. I've seen every leaf, every scrap of root, stone, sherd, twig, bug. I've known the dry patches and the wet, smelt the life in each crumb of soil, watched to understand the aggregation of both the mineral and the holistic.

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This thing I do. This job.
It's old.
I don't mean gardening is old, I'm not even speaking about the age of agriculture.
This, this kneeling and pulling back soil with my hands, this coupled with watching/remembering/learning. This is old. This is pre-sapien.

I don't get a chance to connect this way too often. Today I've been removing Ground Elder, and before anyone offers sympathy - as all who've walked past have - I enjoy this.

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Checking all the Google maps to see if the shops I need are gonna be empty of humans yet...

Perceive directly; grasp in the mind with clarity or certainty. Regard as true beyond doubt. Have a practical understanding of, as through experience that you th̶e̶ ̶p̶r̶i̶n̶c̶i̶p̶a̶l̶ ̶u̶n̶i̶t̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶l̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶m̶e̶a̶s̶u̶r̶e̶m̶e̶n̶t̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶m̶o̶s̶t̶ present tense second-person singular and present tense plural of be - the forms from Old English “to be, become”, from Proto-Germanic "exist, come to be, become”, from Proto-Indo-European "come into being, appear” loved.

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