Manta, 5.5m wooden sailboat. Built in 1959 at Larsmo, Finland
While putting in grommets for the mini-dodger project this afternoon I smashed my mouse-clicking finger with a hammer 😑 ...
Grommets looking good tho~ https://merveilles.town/@neauoire/108195429029992157
"Mountains and rivers, grasses and flowers, can all become Buddhas."
"In the Shinto universe, every inanimate thing, every piece of dust, every vegetable is believed to have a spirit."
In Shimoda Japan, a stump stool smiled at us as we walked past.
The first episode of Canadalandback is out. It's a monthly, Indigenous-led podcast hosted by Ryan McMahon.
The episode talks about the Dechinta school, the only land-based, university-accredited program in the world.
Spice smelling game: Nohi'yara.
Nohi: smell, nose
Yara: to think
"To think with your nose" in Finic.
River Nomads, Liveaboards, Canal-Dwellers and Other People of the Water
This industry doesn't rly create more jobs for locals either. The pellet plants are run largely by machines (very few employees).
The 'pellet boom' has benefited shareholders more than it has rural communities.
"In the early days of pellet production, lumber waste was indeed the principal raw material, but Conservation North, which keeps tabs on local producers, has found that whole trees increasingly feed this growing industry."
Currently, about 90 percent of the wood pellets produced in Canada are used to power electricity plants overseas.
Cartoonist & non-binary Rabbit. Lives on a 10m sailboat in the Salish Sea.
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