Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You’re given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself.
Madeleine L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time (via feellng)

allaboutmary:

The procession of the Madonna Addolorata in Riesi, Sicily. Devotees have attached euro notes to Mary’s robe as offerings.

allaboutmary:

The procession of the Madonna Addolorata in Riesi, Sicily. Devotees have attached euro notes to Mary’s robe as offerings.

(via jarviscockerthirstblogger)


currently reading

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Alibi by Joseph Kanon


onlylolgifs:

Fluffy Chinchilla Adorably Munches on Dried Fruit

(via emmybreese)


Sloop John B
The Beach Boys
Pet Sounds [Bonus Tracks]

50sand60smusic:

The Beach Boys - Sloop John B


Dany shut her eyes and tried to think of home, of Dragonstone and King’s Landing and all the other places that Viserys had told her of, in a kinder land than this… but her thoughts kept turning back to Slaver’s Bay, like ships caught in some bitter wind.

(via spicy-knight)


But my body was like a harp and her words and gestures were like fingers running upon the wires.
James Joyce 

deadsmondmiles:

sherlockedat221bbakerstreet:

Same sex marriage is now legal in Britain
*whisperes* Johnlock

*whispers* real living people with real rights and real feelings that are infinitely more important than your fetishized fictional couple

(via spicy-knight)


currently reading

The Portable James Joyce: Exiles

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov


thepenguinpress:

Having trouble getting through Ulysses? We don’t blame you!  Marilyn told her photographer that she loved the sound of it and would read it aloud to herself to try to make sense of it — but she found it hard going.  Kevin Birmingham’s new book on the remarkable fifteen year-fight to publish Ulysses may change your mind about this difficult novel and hopefully persuade you to give it another shot! Click here for more info 

thepenguinpress:

Having trouble getting through Ulysses? We don’t blame you!  Marilyn told her photographer that she loved the sound of it and would read it aloud to herself to try to make sense of it — but she found it hard going.  Kevin Birmingham’s new book on the remarkable fifteen year-fight to publish Ulysses may change your mind about this difficult novel and hopefully persuade you to give it another shot! Click here for more info