I spent a day helping to maintain a 3000-year-old hillside chalk monument with a group from Long Now London. Crushing chalk into the ground with a hammer was so satisfying that I kept forgetting to enjoy the view, and I had some great conversations with the interesting people that the task attracted (including @mdales)

Here's a writeup with photos from the previous excursion:

@trellick that's really cool. I watched a tom Scott video about these sites a while back and thought it was a great initiative to help get the community involved!

@kevin thanks for the pointer, here's the video:

It has some good footage of the process, and explanation by Andy Foley, the same National Trust ranger we were working with

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