I’ve noticed that my male friends’ girlfriends tend to like me and I’ve just had the most awful thought that maybe it’s because they don’t view me as a threat bc I’m not v attractive
yES it hurt so much but it’s beautiful and perfect and it’s reminded me of a) how much I love classics and b) how much I ADORE reinterpretations, especially ones that are so clever with the source material
he asserted that it was only her likeness in the tv show, which is a definite compliment in my book. and, I guess, to a Mancunian, one posh-voiced tall white girl with short blonde hair and a temper is much like another.
does make me wish I’d kept up with fencing, just a little bit.
mood: crying over The Song of Achilles
grantaire + profiles (requested by thranduilsking)grantaire was a man who took good care not to believe in anything.
If you just learn a single trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
it later transpired that he wasn’t thinking of the rather unflattering description of her in the books
so I will take this gladly
A haiku from the article: Is Poetry Dead? Not if 45 Official Laureates Are Any Indication
Why Are You Still On The Internet?: A Studying Masterpost
So both of us still have midterms to tackle, and so do many of you. Even if you don’t, if you’re the kind of person who likes background music when hitting the books, we’re your people. We want you to concentrate and do the best you can, and since we can’t beat you over the heads with anthologies, we’ll give you music. Here is our contribution to your academic life. Enjoy.
- The Fountain, composed by Clint Mansell
- Jane Eyre, composed by Dario Marianelli
- The Pianist, songs by Fredric Chopin and Wojciech Kilar
- Never Let Me Go, composed by Rachel Portman
- Amelie, composed by Yann Tiersen
- Atonement, composed by Dario Marianelli
- Black Swan, composed by Clint Mansell
- Moon, composed by Clint Mansell
- Milk, composed by Danny Elfman
- Earth Days, composed by Michael Giacchino
- Requiem For A Dream, composed by Clint Mansell
- Pride & Prejudice, composed by Dario Marianelli
- The Ghost Writer, composed by Alexandre Desplat
- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, composed by Alexandre Desplat
- The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, composed by James Horner
- Frost/Nixon, composed by Hans Zimmer
get out your VCR’s it’s time to watch The Prince of Egypt. or you can watch it here.
please don’t watch exodus: gods and kings because it’s icky and racist. you deserve better. you deserve the prince of egypt.
It is safe to say that I will not be going to watch the weird gross whitewashing mess that is Exodous…
“I remember, um, the director and the dialect coach and Michael just giving me a sheet of paper with a, uh, a monk chant written on it, and I foolishly told them that I’d been in chapel choir, um, at school, so I had to come up with the melody for that chant, um, and then teach it to twenty-four monks. So I was kind of terrified, really.” - George Blagden discussing singing a monk chant at Lindisfarne.
why would you want to be an offensive stereotype for Halloween
when u can be
- My life, as conceived through the contents of my satchel today
- MacBook & charger
- Herodotus entire (English, Oxford); Herodotus I (Greek, Bristol);...