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Where is my accountability partner gonna find me? WORK IN PROGRESS
Got some free stuff for me? Free online courses & resources plus good stuff to pay money on while you're stuck inside
How to help? Here's a list of charities, volunteer & support opportunites
I'm just here for memes Here you go!
TYPE GUIDE TYPE DESCRIPTION WHAT DO YOU WANT? RESPONSES
Coping strategy Activity that's proven to chill you out Need top tier memes? Not sure where to stream something? Want someone to beta read for you? Request here Did you try Lovely Person's recommendation? Did you see what they made and love it? Fill in here (if you need extra rows just make them, this doc is not meant to be a perfectly formatted spreadsheet it's meant for good vibes)
Distraction Something shiny and interesting you wanna get on
Recommendation Tried and tested content that does the job
Project Your aim is true... don't procrastinate, state your goal and we'll cheer you on
MEME OF THE DAY OR WHENEVER Check me out Show off some cool stuff you made/did!
Your Name What are you up to? (Describe the brilliant thing) Type Notes & useful links (if you did a brilliant thing, link to it or create a new tab) What would help you out? (People can respond -> ) Help & feedback
Margo P O D C A S T S Project What a great time to get into podcasts! No idea where to start? Here's the Big Ass Podcast Rec Sheet https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SmkVgcKTOPWAMqgogg5oim6aGnYTM0y6bhk4PPJ-n7c/edit#gid=0 For no good reason I really want to get to 200 recs on the rec sheet by June, c;mon people make my dreams come true
kp train your hair to go longer than a day or two without washing Recommendation +1, this is a legit useful thing to do, no better time etc (Alex)
Sam Beginner's workouts Recommendation Darebee.com has loads and loads of totally free workouts, not only for beginners but for everyone. even yoga and couch type stuff. really cool names too I have been trying to remember what the name of Darebee is thank you! (margo)
Sathya Make ink! Recommendation A few months ago I came across a book called Make Ink (https://www.abramsbooks.com/product/make-ink_9781419732430/). It was gorgeous but I didn't buy it at the moment. Recently I started thinking about it again and found a very basic version of those recipes here: https://www.marthastewart.com/1516460/start-making-your-own-natural-ink Thanks, Martha Stewart? I did one as an experiment with the water left over from some balck beans I had soaked...and I felt like a fucking alchemist! So I've since been new ones every day (hibiscus tea! coffee! black plum! onion skin!). It's incredibly fun and pretty and I really recommend trying it. So far I've found multiple nice sepia-ish colors, and several pink-purple-reds. Any ideas on what might work for making blue or bluish ink? Blueberries turned out to be a very pretty purplish gray. WHAT THIS SOUNDS AMAZE
Alex Watching Cheers, the TV show, in its entirety Recommendation 100 hours of television that have aged pretty well, oh gosh it's lovely
Alex Running Recommendation If you at all can. It's nice to be outdoors and remember that that exists, and being phyisically tired (a) is hard when you are home all the time and (b) feels good Let's talk about running. Do you have running goals. I want to be running regular 10Ks (current standard is an out of condition 5K)
Smaranda Inspiration generator Recommendation Someone sends a Tweet about a potential mad called ISOLATED and he is indundated with tips & ideas - CHECK THEM OUT: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xeSHuLazQbi9bihZoLMKvAq4ccBj_tY768BJqWm0fFw/edit#
Elly 90 workouts, including 5 x 6 week programmes (inc for preg and post-partum folx) plus ginormous high quality exercise video library for all those home workouts Recommendation https://www.youtube.com/user/GirlsGoneStrong/videos https://www.girlsgonestrong.com/free-home-workouts-download/ Oh cool! Thanks! - Sarah
Mara Online movie night Recommendation Discord for voice chat, https://syncplay.pl/ for watching movies (needs VLC or other video player installed), Dropbox or Google Drive to share video files Love this idea! Discord makes it really easy Co-sign Unf*ck Your Habitat! It works much better for me than konmari (I love the Pomodoro method-approach) https://www.unfuckyourhabitat.com/ (Margo)
Max Sequester checklist / daily planner from Carrie Frye, aka Black Cardigan Edit Recommendation https://mcusercontent.com/950460377df5df049f7a8de55/files/248d4977-5ee3-4a25-8f82-359109567337/blackcardigan_sequester_checklist.pdf
Alex Yeah you better believe I'm reading a bunch of stuff about Scott Fitzgerald Project https://medium.com/p/how-i-collected-the-complete-short-stories-of-f-scott-fitzgerald-e98221048fab
Margo I have done My Pitch but you should do A Pitch Of Your Own: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_NGzP2II_MEVVRqo688Jbm1a--gSpLlKi8K0Ta3PqBU/edit a shared doc full of pitch opportunities; https://pitchingshark.com/; https://yeahpitchbitch.tumblr.com/ Project I have done My Pitch but you should do A Pitch Of Your Own: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_NGzP2II_MEVVRqo688Jbm1a--gSpLlKi8K0Ta3PqBU/edit a shared doc full of pitch opportunities; https://pitchingshark.com/; https://yeahpitchbitch.tumblr.com/ Let me know what you're pitching bbs
Pete Learn how to write a comic with renowned writer (and twitter nuisance) Gail Simone Project Follow @gailsimone on Twitter and find her #comicschool tweets (day 1 thread starts here) https://twitter.com/GailSimone/status/1238555676663615488 This is so cool, I bloody love Gail
Tom Georeference some historical photographs and maps! Project Layers of London overlay historical maps and aerial photography onto maps of London (https://www.layersoflondon.org/map?layers=true). But they need help to do that! Go and help line up some old aerial photos (https://www.layersoflondon.org/layermaker) or turn Charles Booths' 19thc poverty maps into data (https://www.layersoflondon.org/maptools) There's lots of other citizen science type projects that are worth your while, too - Galaxy Zoo, etc. What otehr ones are good?
kp learn a challenging guitar solo from one of your favorite songs Project Some friends and I are gonna try https://en.boardgamearena.com/ tomorrow - however, they're temporarily shut due to extra traffic. I'll report back.
Alice duolingo Project checkpoint 4 in German NICE. Have you tried Memrise, it's pretty good too
Katie Make radio from all of my unused tape and help other people make + share radio Project Subscribe to my tinyletter where I will send a short radio story from real life every weekday. Get in touch with me if you have a story! I can help you make it happen; no radio experience necessary! [email protected]
Neringa Make your own t-shirt campaign!! Project Everpress is very cool -- once you create a campaign and choose how many days you want for it to run, they only print the amount of t-shirts that you sold! no unnecessary waste. sustainable and cool
Max Pushing on through writing my (self-help) book Project The fun part--plotting out the structure, capturing bon mots and sidebars--is over. Now it's revising. Also writing the hard sections, aka sections that haven't been started yet. Online mutual accountability / cheering section with others doing similar projects. Or others wanting to start similar projects. Perhaps even virtual co-working via video... @Max wanna drop a burner email address here so anyone else who wants writing accountability can join you? Also: congrats this is massive! >Thank you! [email protected] is my burner email. (Max) > I too (Alex) very up for this
Joyce Working on my half-finished novel Project I've been working on it for 5-6ish months now, but stall anytime work gets busy. So now is the perfect time since everything is cancelled. Just some accontability and solidarity of others doing projects too @Joyce as above!!
Ayesha Make the best baguettes ever. Project These baguettes are seriously delicious and super easy. The best thing? It's no-knead. Just yeast + time. Recipe on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/HndA2UZmTIk These look great! Thanks - will give them a go with the kiddo who loves bread more than all else
Margo Intentions & Determinations spreadsheet Project Inspired by writer Saeed Jones, artist Sierra Chastity made this boss spreadsheet for goal setting: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17Tz4qgIXFQ9DbvP0AW05uaEiIt3-D0d1AgFd50dW2I8/edit#gid=0 Hmmm maybe we could create a sheet for a slack community for writers?? >YES PLEASE! >> ALSO YES PLEASE >>> SLack is having issues on my computer, I am involved in a long convo with customer service to fix!! Updates will be imminent!
Sarah Clothes cull Project Sort: Donate, gift, sell, repurpose, chuck Just putting here that I love seeing before and after pictures of people's sorting and tidying
Jen Clothes cull Project Sort: Donate, gift, sell, repurpose, chuck Just putting here that I love seeing before and after pictures of people's sorting and tidying A game designer I know wrote a very good list of the best boa