French Venus and Cupid, School of Fontainebleau. ca. 1559

Sunday, 12th of October


MICHELANGELO Detail from The Prophet Ezekie fresco — 1508-12, Sistine Chapel


Sunday, 12th of October

Urge, and urge, and urge,

Always the procreant urge of the world.

Out of the dimness opposite equals advance—always substance and increase, always sex.

Always a knit of identity — always distinction — always a breed of life.

Sure as the most certain sure, plumb in the uprights, well entretied, braced in the beams,

Stout as a horse, affectionate, haughty, electrical,

I and this mystery, here we stand.

— Leaves of Grass, Chapter 3, Walt Whitman

Friday, 26th of September
Thursday, 25th of September
❝ …you can meticulousy plan a murder down to the last intricate detail and, when the time comes, actually, it’s easier to beat the victim to death with a plank. ❞

Guess the source.

Any ideas?

My wife! Authors have a certain amount of flexibility in terms of what they have to discuss that doesn’t look so good when taken out of context!

(via ibboard)

Tuesday, 12th of August

Takato Yamamoto

Sunday, 10th of August
❝ You can’t be that lonely now, not anymore, but back then loneliness was a totally different animal: it came at you hot and strong, raw and uncut. ❞
Thursday, 7th of August


I think Fruits Basket has a really fascinating range of characters…cause on the one hand you’ve got your main protagonist who is a really sweet, naive, innocent, young high school girl. You’ve got Tohru and the cast around her age; Kyo, Yuki, Kakeru, Machi, Arisa, Hanajima,…

Sunday, 3rd of August
❝ Time is forever dividing itself toward innumerable futures and in one of them I am your enemy. ❞
—— Jorge Luis Borges Ficciones (via sempiternale)
Sunday, 3rd of August
❝ Hell and paradise seem disproportionate. The acts of men do not deserve so much. ❞
—— Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer (via laluzdelcielo)
Sunday, 3rd of August
❝ the most dangerous heart disease; strong memory. ❞
—— Nizar Qabbani (via spacebetweenthespaces)
Sunday, 3rd of August
❝ Intuition is neither a feeling, an inspiration nor a disorderly sympathy but a fully developed method. ❞
—— Gilles Deleuze (via jacobwren)  (via elmerseason)
Thursday, 31st of July
Tuesday, 15th of July


Nic Fiddian Green HERE  (via:  

Tuesday, 15th of July