a bright wall in a dark room.: Childhood Week: Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) -
Bedknobs and Broomsticks: Or, Why I Sometimes Stand In Front Of The Mirror For Longer Than Absolutely Necessary
by Elizabeth Wilcox
Objective self-assessment: There is something wrong with me. I am a 26-year-old woman going to graduate school in the humanities in the 21st century. You know,…
A Bookshop in Portobello Market, West London (photo by the queen of carrot flowers)
Books make me happy!
(Source: justtouchedawkwardly, via fuckyeahnatalietran)
Erich Korngold (May 29, 1897 – 1957) was a Jewish Austrian classical composer whose popularity was largely founded on his work in film music after he came to the USA, first in 1934, and then again in 1938. He did, however, also write operas and instrumental concertos, which were condemned by the Nazis as Entartete Musik. Best remembered is his 1920 opera Die Tote Stadt…
Photo of Korngold, conducting, 1944
“Real women have curves” was a marketing slogan thought up to sell people overpriced, ill-fitting pants. It does NOT promote body positivity – it only perpetuates body policing by turning the tables on people who don’t fit into yet another arbitrary ideal.
The job is to BUST THE FUCKING PARADIGM APART, not shift it a little bit toward the fat side. The job is to remind people, bodies are not public property and your opinion about an individual’s body is only an opinion, not a valid judgment of their worth as a human being. The JOB is to destroy systemic oppression of nonconforming, rebellious bodies no matter what those bodies look like. —
Job Number One; Destroying the Paradigm, Not Shifting It
A less-known fact about Virginia Woolf is that she invented the laptop…
Although Virginia insisted that “a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction,” she realized that it might also be convenient to have a portable writing desk…
(Sorry for the reblog to those of you who saw this last year…)
This is my 6 hour old Pteranodon. I got it done by Ray at Desert Ink Tattoo. I truly have loved dinosaurs since I can remember.