For all the crafters out there

I’ve been doing a lot of mowing and weeding and hard physical labour out in the garden and I feel so much better for it. But the best part is that I’ve just read that there are genuine, physiological and mental reasons why balancing the cerebral with the physical is good for you.

“Against a rising tide of automation and increasing digital complexity, we are becoming further divorced from the very thing that defines us: we are makers, crafters of things,” writes British archaeologist and television personality Alexander Langlands…’

That quote is take from an excellent article on the subject by Quartz:

Perhaps it’s time we all stopped and smelled the humus. 🙂

Night night,


About acflory

I am the kind of person who always has to know why things are the way they are so my interests range from genetics and biology to politics and what makes people tick. For fun I play online mmorpgs, read, listen to a music, dance when I get the chance and landscape my rather large block. Work is writing. When a story I am working on is going well I'm on cloud nine. On bad days I go out and dig big holes... View all posts by acflory

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