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"Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.”

-Douglas Adams

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Styles of Writing

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Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (via liquidnight)

dressing like nancy drew [links to items here: x]



Neil Gaiman as Badger, Katrice Horsely as Mary Poppins, Malorie Blackman as the Wicked Witch of the West, and other famous authors as their favorite childhood heroes.

Photographs by Cambridge Jones.

Neil Gaiman makes a TERRIFYING badger. That is all.


Original illustration by Tom Gauld

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The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.
T.S. Eliot (via dinwos)

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Courtesy of The Secret Victorianist:
Take inspiration from nineteenth-century literature this February 14th - here are the perfect messages to ensure a steamy reception, whatever the romantic situation:

The ultimate chat-up line:
‘I hope, Cecily [INSERT NAME ACCORDINGLY], I shall not offend…

9 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Their Favorite Classic Children’s Books




The next time there’s an awkward silence, try whispering, “Did you forget your line?”


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My little baby’s all grown up and savin’ China.

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You know what they say! One man’s tragic flaw is another man’s pretty reasonable personality asset under the circumstances, I guess. Do…do they say that?

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