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My name is Gareth. I'm 22. Welshman, living in England. Just finishing off my postgraduate studies (I study Medieval History of Art) in Kent.

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Levi Jackman Foster in Mr Turk

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My boyfriend’s best friend has come to live with us as she has no where to live while she buys a house. I thought I’d hate it, but she makes me cups of tea all the time, likes the same music as me, wants to watch the same films…she’s a total babe.

Spending my Saturday morning watching Matilda. Yay.

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punk-puke:

this coat is heaven

I luh

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anjadroid:

Janelle Monáe Backstage at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Fesitval  2014

Photo by Pooneh Ghana

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In the bath and I’m playing Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours and my boyfriend, who is quite shy when it comes to singing or anything like that, is singing in the other room to my music because he thinks I can’t hear it and he’s wonderful and I love him so much and it’s been five years but I love him more now then I ever have and I just want to tell him right now how perfect he is. I’m gonna.

pokegayporn:

#014 - Kakuna

A transitional stage between Weedle and Beedrill. Kakunas remain inactive until they evolve into deadly Beedrills and hatch.

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My new place has a bath and I am very happy with this.

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grandtheftautosanandreas:

Douglas Adams is the best when it comes to describe characters

they need to teach classes on Douglas Adams analogies okay

He leant tensely against the corridor wall and frowned like a man trying to unbend a corkscrew by telekinesis.”

"Stones, then rocks, then boulders which pranced past him like clumsy puppies, only much, much bigger, much, much harder and heavier, and almost infinitely more likely to kill you if they fell on you.”

"He gazed keenly into the distance and looked as if he would quite like the wind to blow his hair back dramatically at that point, but the wind was busy fooling around with some leaves a little way off.”

"It looked only partly like a spaceship with guidance fins, rocket engines and escape hatches and so on, and a great deal like a small upended Italian bistro.”

"If it was an emotion, it was a totally emotionless one. It was hatred, implacable hatred. It was cold, not like ice is cold, but like a wall is cold. It was impersonal, not as a randomly flung fist in a crowd is impersonal, but like a computer-issued parking summons is impersonal. And it was deadly - again, not like a bullet or a knife is deadly, but like a brick wall across a motorway is deadly.”

And, of course:

"The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t."

the one that will always stay with me is “Arthur Dent was grappling with his consciousness the way one grapples with a lost bar of soap in the bath,” i feel like that was the first time i really understood what you could do with words.

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erikkwakkel:

Yoga alphabets

The first letter of a medieval text was often made to look like a picture. In these examples the capital letters are filled with action figures doing all sorts of gymnastic exercises. There is something special about them, because they are all taken not from regular medieval books but from so-called Alphabet Books. These objects were used by decorators: they provided patterns for each letter of the alphabet, in a variety of themes. The decorator picked a letter that he (or his client) liked and duplicated it onto the page he was working on. The diversity of styles is clear from the examples above, which are taken from three different late-medieval pattern books: some are funny, others serious. Most of them feature people in uncomfortable positions, as if they are attending yoga class. These one-letter shows acted as eye candy at the outset of the text: they got the reader in just the right mood.

The images above are from three sources: the Macclesfield Alphabet Book (London, British, Library, MS 8887), fully browsable here; Giovannino de’ Grassi’s notebook (Bergamo, Biblioteca Civica, MS Cassaf. 1.21), viewable here; and the alphabet book of Gregorius Bock (Yale, Beinecke Library, MS 439, of 1510-17), online here.

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maisiewilliams:

when they show a scene from two seasons ago in the “previously on” you know something fishy is about to happen

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Mate.. I still have a Spice Girls album my parents bought me! hahaha
I like to think they kinda knew, but they were supportive in their own quiet way. Spice Girls album was brill though, I also had a copy.