You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place. Like you’ll not...– Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran (via convincible)
“We die containing a richness of lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed,...– Michael Ondaatje- The English Patient (via beap5)
In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has...– Robert Brault (via masochisticbeauty)
People empty me. I have to get away to refill.– Charles Bukowski (via thatkindofwoman)
cautionlazer: i’m tired of all these fake girl gamers. i’m tired of fake geek girls too. i’m tired of fake girls. i need to stop hanging out in this factory full of mannequins.
We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love...– Charles Bukowski (via comeites) (via katieforeverandever)
Anonymous asked: Tumblr's doing a weird thing where it won't register that I'm logged in on your page and it keeps asking me to join tumblr? Anyway, I was the short friend at STID =) My blog is expertfieldmouse.
Shout out to my lovely followers who recognized me at the Star Trek: Into Darkness Ottawa premiere and invited me to sit with them! I can’t remember your URLs for the life of me (I have an atrocious memory, ask anyone who knows me IRL), so inbox me or something so I can thank you/say hello. xo
Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.– Hafiz (via hanging-teeth)
ladyhistory: Do you ever get the urge to walk up to a stranger and yell a bit of a Robert Frost poem at them like just walk up to an attractive person and go “FROM WHAT I’VE TASTED OF DESIRE I HOLD WITH THOSE WHO FAVOR FIRE” and then walk away
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do...– Kurt Vonnegut (via creativecloud)
The Times - Whats not to Love About Benedict...
cumbertrekky: He was an all-action Sherlock Holmes for TV and now he’s conquering Hollywood in Star Trek. Caitlin Moran joins the actor at his parents’ home for Sunday lunch I don’t know if you remember, but some time last summer – between the end of the Olympics and the return of The X Factor – it briefly became the thing to have a go at Benedict Cumberbatch for being “a posho”. However many...
apoetreflects: “It’s a most distressing affliction to have a sentimental heart and a skeptical mind.” —Naguib Mahfouz, from Sugar Street: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 3 (Anchor, 2011)
Writing a very long story: a how-to guide in 17...
ivyblossom: Think up your story. This isn’t exactly the easiest part. Who is your story happening to? Sometimes it helps to think about that first. The who: the what can come when you think about what your protagonist wants, and finding ways to for them to get it. You don’t have to come up with your whole story in one go, it doesn’t generally work like that. But a general idea: you need to...
modernhepburn: “I firmly believe in small gestures: pay for their coffee, hold the door for strangers, over tip, smile or try to be kind even when you don’t feel like it, pay compliments, chase the kid’s runaway ball down the sidewalk and throw it back to him, try to be larger than you are— particularly when it’s difficult. People do notice, people appreciate. I appreciate it when it’s done to...
dimedog: emilianadarling: Game of Thrones...