And in the heart joy was lord.

vivianmackerrell:

You’re not a REAL Gatsby fan unless you’ve read the book. Unless you’ve read every Fitzgerald book. Unless you’ve read their early drafts, mailed to you by Fitzgerald himself. Unless you first read Gatsby when Scott handed it to you in a Parisian bar in 1925, apologising…

signorcasaubon:

Martin Rico y Ortega - Courtyard of the Ducal Palace of Venice

signorcasaubon:

Martin Rico y Ortega - Courtyard of the Ducal Palace of Venice

mostlyitaly:

Venice (Veneto, Italy) by Petrana Sekula on Flickr.

heartcoma:

Legend of Korra Books 1-3 Finale Group Shots

heureexquise:

ancient-serpent:

Mourning rings, England (1785), Victoria & Albert Museum

heureexquise:

ancient-serpent:

Mourning rings, England (1785), Victoria & Albert Museum

   turn your back on mother nature
      everybody wants to rule the world

laclefdescoeurs:

The Keeper of the Heavenly Key, 1887, Léon Frédéric

laclefdescoeurs:

The Keeper of the Heavenly Key, 1887, Léon Frédéric

Bulgakov

literarystarbucks:

Mikhail Bulgakov goes up to the counter and tells the barista that his name is “Woland.”  He sits, giggles to himself, & reads the paper.  His giggles turn to a frown as he is confronted by the bureaucratic nightmare that is the 21st century.
When his order is called, a man cuts in front of him, takes his drink, and leaves.  He is followed by a large black cat. Bulgakov is frightened; he decides to use his own name next time.

What she says: I'm fine
What she means: I don't know if I'm ready for the skeleton war
signorcasaubon:

Cappella di San Tarasio, Chiesa di San Zaccaria; Venice, Italy

signorcasaubon:

Cappella di San Tarasio, Chiesa di San Zaccaria; Venice, Italy

allisticphobia:

do you ever see a really bright color and go like “stop”