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What is fun and exciting?

I find physical exertion outside fun. Swimming, riding bikes, hiking, dancing, horseplay with my child, gardening, foraging, etc. But I also find mental exertion fun. Learning new things, speaking rapidly in shorthand/jargon with other people, writing songs or essays, playing cards and board games, study groups, editing, etc. And I also like doing these things with people.

I think you can find fun in the hum drum, day-to-day. Learning how to wash dishes relaxed and playful, where you remember that bubbles are kinda fun, is just one example.

I'm not sure what you mean by the question exciting, fun anarchist things. Do you mean things we do to confront capital/state/etc? Because, in that case, find what you like to do, where your passion is, think about how you'd like that passion to translate into "the movement", I mean just find where you can see yourself being the most useful/helpful, find others in "the movement" who share that passion and join their project. If their project isn't exactly what you had in mind, start your own. The more the merrier. Avoid people who are in their teens and twenties and who have it "figured out" as much as possible. Hold them at arms length and work on building your project. Have a few other creative side projects. Don't forget how to talk to people and learn to notice talent and dedication in others, but realize they aren't always the same thing. Just keep working on developing your passion into a skill.

Here's where the tricky part comes in. There's three roads to doing this:

1) Develop an important, yet adjacent skill, so if you write poetry and you want to be run a DIY publishing project, maybe go to a technical college to learn how to print and find a job where you can hone that skill. Keep the two mentally separated. Work is work, project is fun. Use the money as the seed fund for your project.

2) Just do your project and have a shitty side hustle to support yourself while you make this your life. Barista, nurse, shoplifter, teacher. You still keep the two mentally separated, but now you don't have the skills that transfer over, but you probably have more time to devote to your exciting project (that is going to be dull so remember to find the childlike wonder in the hum-drum). Always expand when you can.

3) Your passion is your job. I quite honestly don't know how these people don't grow to hate themselves. Writers who tour with their book and rely on money from that and book sales. They have to keep writing or it's out of work. Derrick Jensen springs to mind. I would imagine the deadline for the next book isn't fun or exciting. But some people seem to make it work and that's amazing, they figured it out somehow and don't regret a thing. Every part of their life is seamless.