I'm going to soul survivor week C!

Yay! Loads of people are coming this year :)

No more he sleeps, but he has found
Plums for his lips, winds for his eyes,
The pillar daunting all that life
Left weary - other shoulders round
In tiredness, more mouths for cries
Than singing rise in endless strife.
But from his sleep he rises light
And fetterless and sheds the night.

So, father of some austere throne,
See him unclasp the talons of
The dark, hear him in June’s delay
Flute forth his wonder, and alone
In all the wailing towns, in rough
And drenching weathers, meet the day
Unbowed. Forget the mists that wait,
Declare no evils at his gate.

Let him go forth arrayed for song
And feast upon a purple hill,
And let him grapple with this love
For which no challenger along
The slopes is found. Let him, until
The tempest crackles - drunken of
His birth and lithe awakenings -
Not learn of deep and endless things.

David Cornel DeJong, “Aubade” (via elucubrare)

  · Vicky Beeching, Christian rock star 'I'm gay. God loves me just the way I am'


This woman is my new icon. She is the very definition of strength and faith. Beautiful.

Did I mention she’s also a feminist?

  · Vicky Beeching, Christian rock star 'I'm gay. God loves me just the way I am'

This woman is my new icon. She is the very definition of strength and faith. Beautiful.




Acid attack survivors in India model new clothing range for powerful photoshoot

Survivors of acid attacks in India have become the face of a new clothing range designed by a woman who had acid thrown in her face while she was asleep four years ago.Delhi-based designer Rupa and her friends Rita, Sonam, Laxmi and Chanchal modelled the clothes from her new range, Rupa Designs, for photographer Rahul Saharan.

Rupa suffered extensive injuries when her stepmother threw acid in her face while she was sleeping in 2008.

She was allegedly left without any medical aid for six hours before her uncle found her and transported her to hospital, where she underwent eleven operations and spent three months being cared for.

this is so powerful

Bless them and their beautiful spirits

Couple of people today tried to tell me that I was “retarded” for being a Christian.

Thank you to all my non-religious followers who don’t mind my posts about God and are lovely, thoughtful and mature enough to not call me stupid for what I believe.


Hey guys I need your help spreading this on social media so our people in Ferguson can defend themselves from attacks from the police.

Also for any Ukrainians still caught up in protests

And generally really really really important.

To get a gun in Japan, first, you have to attend an all-day class and pass a written test, which are held only once per month. You also must take and pass a shooting range class. Then, head over to a hospital for a mental test and drug test (Japan is unusual in that potential gun owners must affirmatively prove their mental fitness), which you’ll file with the police. Finally, pass a rigorous background check for any criminal record or association with criminal or extremist groups, and you will be the proud new owner of your shotgun or air rifle. Just don’t forget to provide police with documentation on the specific location of the gun in your home, as well as the ammo, both of which must be locked and stored separately. And remember to have the police inspect the gun once per year and to re-take the class and exam every three years.

A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths (via buttension)

see, that’s gun control
you don’t take away a person’s right to bear arms
you take away a person’s ability to abuse their arms
i mean it’s high maintenance but i really think it’d be worth it if it saves lives  

(via vintagedressesandavocados)

Its not higher maintenence than dead kids.

(via sassmasterscout)

Japan: doing it right.

(Source: lauraolin)

Handwritten Post

1: Write your URL in some writing that you thought were super cool when you were younger. Eg, bubble letters, digital clock letters, letters with lots of embellishments, or letters with smiley faces in them.
2: Write a list of all the countries or states you’ve been to. Write a comment on each of them. Or some, if you can’t be bothered.
3: List your top three statistical Tumblr crushes and draw their icons.
4: Draw a selfie.
5: Name three things you like about yourself.
6: Do you like the climate you live in? What do you like about it or what would you change?
7: What is your current mood? Write and/or draw.
8: Can you tie a bow-tie? A regular tie? If yes, how and when did you learn?
9: Pick something from your immediate surroundings and tell the story behind the item.
10: The last time you noticed you’d put a piece of clothing on incorrectly, i.e. backwards/inside out/etc?
11: What is a typical breakfast for you?
12: How do you take your favorite coffee? Eg strong or weak? Black or with cream/milk and/or sugar/sweetener? Filter, espresso, French press or instant? Hot or iced? Regular or decaf? None of the above?
13: Describe your favorite food. Who makes it?
14: List 5 movies that you love.
15: What is a wanky memory from Tumblr that still makes you blush?
16: What brought you to Tumblr?
17: Have you had any real Tumblr crushes? If you want to keep your mystery, answer with a drawing.
18: Do you prefer to text or call your friends?
19: Write an autograph version of your URL.
20: Pick up the nearest printed material in your first language and copy out a random paragraph.




rachel likes art: part 66

Mary Cassatt
1844 - 1926.  American.


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No but how did I get an A* in Latin?
and 98%ums marks in my Virgil exam?but how though?

Nescio, sed gratulationes!

Gratias ago!

No but how did I get an A* in Latin?
and 98%ums marks in my Virgil exam?but how though?

I got into UCL :)