Pietro Antonio Rotari (1707-1762)
I love how some portraits break the usual ideal stiffness and have pleasant and different and mysterious gestures like these. There’s something magical about them.
English woman in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform reading a magazine with her gas mask beside her. Photograph by David E. Scherman. London, September 1941.
(by Giovana Medeiros)
Source: Flickr / giovana_milanezi
Outside: Oh okay then.
Inside: Get out, friendship over!
I saw the book—didn’t read it at all—didn’t think it worth reading—fingered it a little. Mother thought as I did.
George Whitman writing to his brother Walt about Leaves of Grass. (via pleasedontsqueezetheshaman)
The jokes, they make themselves.
An Interesting Story, Francis Coates Jones
Edward Ardizzone illustration taken from The Little Book RoombyEleanor Farjeon
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