Weatherlore is the topic at @folklorethurs today.
Here is an old mariner's Weatherlore saying,
"Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky at morning, sailor take warning."
Photo credited to Jean Beaufort in Public Domain.
hag stones, also known variously as Witch Stones, Adder Stones, Snake Eggs, Hex Stones, Fairy Stones, Holy Stones, Holeys, and Eye Stones, are stones with a naturally worn hole in the middle.
They are found on beaches or near streams as they are formed by water flows wearing away at the stone's middle.
Often used as a generic luck charm or protection amulet from maline forces, they would be worn on cords around the necks of people, but also livestock and fishing boats.
i feel like there's two different things we talk about both as "cancel culture"
there's the thing where we critically examine the actions and beliefs of people with enormous amounts of influence and hold them accountable
and there's the thing where we use the same mechanisms to destroy the lives of small, often queer, creators for making mistakes or for making problematic content
we play a dangerous game by conflating the two
Solarpunk game mechanics
So much of video games revolves around using combat as the main mechanic for interacting with the world.
I would love to see a game where healing and repairing is the main mechanic.
why the fuck is "the maya mysteriously disappeared" like a thing you hear online in those pseudo science mystery channels??? like, we know where the Maya are, they're in Yucatan, Guatemala, and Belize. there's like 6 million people who speak Mayan languages with a clear cultural continuity from like 900ad to modern day through the colonial period. they're right there, you can go talk to them, I'm sure some of them are lovely people
when i came to the fediverse i had to unlearn the response i had on twitter to be immediately combative to people in my mentions who would question what I said or suggest things, because on twitter they were almost always replyguys or sealioning.
however, the overwhelming majority of the time on fedi it's been well intentioned.
Like when I set up the blog I promised myself this would be about self expression and I would not get into metrics.
But I would be lying if seeing numbers go up didn't give me a small dopamine hit.
London based gay Bear. Solarpunk, Pagan
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