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November 11, 2018 Hiking from Remscheid Güldenwerth to Lennep!

And after three weeks of silence, finally I'm back in Düsseldorf now. In short, I was in Japan for two weeks, in a castle near Munich for one week, and joined my orchestra yesterday for the annual concert, just to see how badly I was playing. Doesn't matter, as I'm still happy to have my ordinary days back now (especially after having had to cross Germany by car).

During my absence, there was no one that I knew who organized a hike. Coincidentally, there was one Russian girl that I don't know who organized a hike on the very first weekend after I left for Japan. It apparently didn't go well. It's so weird to know that it is actually possible that a hike doesn't go well. One explanation I got was how the event description is written (and indeed it was extremely dry in the case of this Russian girl), but I believe it was more about the number of hikes that a person organizes. It is important to keep in mind that there was only Chaomo who came on the very first hike that I organized here. Anyway, there was no hike that followed. So a period of silence followed.

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Growing mushrooms with coffee grounds

The story began at my 30th birthday. I got a mushroom kit as a present, which was just a box filled with straw. According to its instructions, I was just supposed to spray once or twice a day so that the mushrooms can simply come out from the box and they can be harvested at some point. The first one came out, but I somehow didn't really harvest it. It dried out very quickly. After removing it, nothing really came out, but I didn't really try to figure out what was the problem, probably because I knew that this mushroom kit was designed to be used once and not quite like plants where you can give water and nutrients and they grow forever.

Still my interest grew and I wanted to know if there was a possibility of growing mushrooms myself, also because before getting this mushroom kit, I knew essentially nothing about growing mushrooms, except for this one thing that what we call mushroom is the waste product of what the bacteria eat in the soil/wood/straw etc.

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