Picture Books of the Pyramids

Jul 22

“"I am invited to dinner with the Czar and Bernadotte," said Hornblower to Bush; he handed over the letter, and Bush looked at it wisely with his head on one side as if he could read French.” — Commodore Hornblower, C.S. Forester

Jul 17

fuckyeahbabyanimals:

Who needs gravity?

fuckyeahbabyanimals:

Who needs gravity?

Jul 16

[video]

Jul 09

“"It’s a lovely morning, sir," said Brown.
“God damned your eyes,” said Hornblower.” — Commodore Hornblower, C.S. Forester

Jul 06

“In Bush’s stern philosophy mankind - naval mankind at least - was born to sorrow and difficulty and danger, and any variation from such a state of affairs must be viewed with suspicion and not enjoyed too much lest it should have to be paid for at compound interest.” — Flying Colours, C.S. Forester

[video]

Jul 01

'I am not afraid myself, of course; but I should not like to alarm the men…and I am afraid we may have got into the underworld, somehow: I cannot account for it otherwise.'

'-I beg your pardon?' Laurence said.

” —

Tongues of Serpents, Naomi Novik

In which Laurence is informed he may literally be in hell;

And says, “I beg your pardon?”

(via westandabsurb)

(via thedragondeck)

Jun 29

mermaidwitch-0:

same.

mermaidwitch-0:

same.

(Source: coogitrooper, via fadingchildhoodmemories)

Jun 26

bothkindsofmusic:

Johnny Cash won Grammy Awards for the first two American Recordings albums, but was completely ignored by Nashville, the CMAs and the radio industry. Rick Rubin & JC decided to give the establishment a one-finger salute and ran this full-page ad in Billboard magazine on March 25, 1998. 

bothkindsofmusic:

Johnny Cash won Grammy Awards for the first two American Recordings albums, but was completely ignored by Nashville, the CMAs and the radio industry. Rick Rubin & JC decided to give the establishment a one-finger salute and ran this full-page ad in Billboard magazine on March 25, 1998.