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The Elephant House, “birthplace of Harry Potter”, located in George IV Bridge Street in Edinburgh, UK. One of the cafés where JK Rowling spent time writing, in 1995. The toilets are covered with messages, thank you notes and quotations from the books written by the fans.

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September 14, 2014 at 4:25 AM | Post Permalink | 36,338 notes



Life goal: become as fabulous as Lee Pace 



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September 14, 2014 at 1:00 AM | Post Permalink | 67,350 notes

Why study languages from scratch at university?

So I have a job interview on Monday, and I have to give a 4 minute presentation on this question. I have some ideas, but I think I might be missing some. So, I turn to tumblr!

Doesn’t matter what language, doesn’t matter what university, just lemme know!

Much appreciated :) x

September 12, 2014 at 3:01 AM | Post Permalink


"When I was a kid, I believed you would become a mermaid when you went in the water to swim".
I really loved the little mermaid as a kid growing up so I had the warped perception you became a mermaid when you entered the water ahaha. This is me learning to swim with my cousin! This piece is for a gallery show at work.


"When I was a kid, I believed you would become a mermaid when you went in the water to swim".

I really loved the little mermaid as a kid growing up so I had the warped perception you became a mermaid when you entered the water ahaha. This is me learning to swim with my cousin! This piece is for a gallery show at work.

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September 12, 2014 at 2:01 AM | Post Permalink | 63,656 notes



My Chemical Romance - I’m Not Okay

You like D&D, Audrey Hepburn, Fangoria, Harry Houdini, and croquet. You can’t swim, you can’t dance, and you don’t know karate. Face it. You’re never gonna make it.

(We’re doing this first. I would say “getting it out of the way” but that is a disservice and also wrong, but it is sort of the knee-jerk My Chem word-association-game answer song, so we’re doing this first.)

It is important to name your demons. It is important to put a face on anything you intend to fight. 

When My Chem broke up I was on vacation, in DC. I spent a lot of that weekend crying privately, and a lot of it drinking and crying publicly, and several of my friends thought it would be really funny and fun to scream-sing “I’m Not Okay” to me all weekend. This is the song, for a lot of people, that embodies what they don’t like about My Chemical Romance. You know these people. They sing it in a whine, or they pretend they don’t know the words. Don’t be fooled. They know the words, and they hate it, and they hate this song because it was (is) so goddamn important.

Everyone fucking loves it, is the thing. This is why everyone hates “I’m Not Okay.” Because the first time you heard it something inside your heart flipped over, squeezed tight, started beating harder and brighter and louder. Because it made you admit it. I’m not okay. I’m not okay, and it’s not bowed, it’s not beaten, it’s a scream. It’s defiant. I’m not o-fucking-kay and there is no apology. This is a thing I will come back to a lot over the week, but My Chemical Romance is really, really good at making you feel good about being sad, and not in a weird, damaging way that glamorizes it or entrenches it or anything like that. It’s cathartic. It is an exorcism. Name your demons. I’m not okay. 

My Chemical Romance has always been about drama - there has always been this element of camp, of ~performance~ in a sense that goes beyond just physically performing, in everything they do. Remember, this is a band that literally built themselves on a foundation of saving the world, and I will talk more about that later, but “I’m Not Okay” was a battle cry. Their first single in the mainstream world, and look at this video. “I don’t wanna make it,” Gerard says. “I just wanna-” Guitar. When they were filming, they had planned for him to say “I just wanna rock,” but at the last minute they cut it out. They left it open, left it bare. I just wanna. I can’t tell you how important that is to me, I just wanna. A lot of being depressed, for me, was not wanting things - not wanting anything, regardless of what it was. “I’m Not Okay” gave me I’m not okay but it also gave me I just wanna, it let me leave that sentence unfinished. Sometimes you don’t need to want a thing. Sometimes you don’t know what you want. Sometimes it is enough to be alive, to want in its barest, broadest sense, and to recognize that you are fucked up right now and maybe it’s permanent and maybe it’s not but it is yours and you own it and you can scream it from the rooftops anytime you want. My Chemical Romance will love you for it. 

this is the soundtrack to my work, i do all my best writing and makeupping 2 this exact song. this is my feminist anthem 

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September 12, 2014 at 12:09 AM | Post Permalink | 6,328 notes



Game postponed due to puppies.

Some of them look so pissed and then you have a few that are like ‘PUPPIES’

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September 11, 2014 at 1:39 PM | Post Permalink | 397,860 notes






Sir Patrick Stewart speaking with his natural Yorkshire accent gives me life. 

I had never heard yorky before! *-*

This is wonderful. ^_^

So much squealing. Oh, Patrick Stewart, I want to hug you.


Scouse, did you get any of that?

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September 11, 2014 at 1:24 AM | Post Permalink | 1,036 notes

September 9, 2014 at 11:46 PM | Post Permalink

This is gorgeous.

This is gorgeous.

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September 9, 2014 at 11:42 PM | Post Permalink | 111,900 notes

BREAKING: September 9th will be officially an entire month since the murder of Ferguson African-American unarmed teenage Michael Brown, at the hands of racist Ferguson PD Officer Darren Wilson. In this entire month, Officer Darren Wilson hasn’t been heard from, he has literally disappeared. He still has not been arrested, charged, or indicted in the murder of Michael Brown.



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