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books on climate & environment, thread:

"Consuming Ocean Island: Stories of People and Phosphate from Banaba" Katerina Martina Teaiwa

Waiting for a train at midnight when it's winter and misty, and there are some locomotives shunting eerily, their lights glowing through the mist — quite honestly that's when I feel most alive.

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Really the best way to celebrate new year is to browse twatter for and also making your very own.

Look, it's crying!

(Yes, this is a phenomenon over there, and it really could be one here too.)

@regnskog I'm ashamed to say I don't know where to direct you, I don't know much about French neopronouns, and what I do know I learnt from reading and listening to people using them. Here's the official page for the main organisation promoting inclusive writing, which is unfortunately all in French but if you speak it it's probably a natural place to start:

Kickstarter for my campaign to rid the English language of gendered pronouns

Another parable for the ages, but this time it doesn't involve me (honest):
"How do I become a pro artist?" asked the aspiring artist while drinking at a con.
Said the pro artist: "Why are you drinking at a con when you could be at home drawing?"
And the aspiring artist was enlightened.
Three months later, the pro artist went to the doctor, who told her to stop working herself to death for Christ's sake I warned you about this before why can't you take advice?

Like the old Royal Mail advert said, i saw this and I thought of you, Mastohordes.

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