In Greek, nostalgia literally means the pain from an old wound. It’s a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn’t a space ship, it’s a time machine. It goes backwards, forwards. It takes us to a place where we ache to go again. It’s not called The Wheel, it’s called The Carousel. It lets us travel the way a child travels. Round and a round, and back home again. To a place where we know we are loved.
The countries of Europe (inspired by x)
‘Cause people seem to only post the 20-something Audrey Hepburn.
Audrey Hepburn was the granddaughter of a baron, the daughter of a nazi sympathizer, spent her teens doing ballet to secretly raise money for the dutch resistance against the nazis, and spent her post-film career as a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF, winning the presidential medal of freedom for her efforts.
…and history remembers her as pretty.
AND HISTORY REMEMBERS HER AS PRETTY
this is the first time I have ever seen a picture of her older than 20 and I think that’s scary
OOTD #18: Two Little Birds
Oxford: Ralph Lauren
Phone Case: Kate Spade
Pants: J. Brand
Belt: Urban Outfitters
Shoes: C. Wonder
to do with you what spring does with cherry trees."
— Pablo Neruda, from “Every Day You Play”, in Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
, trans. W. S. Merwin (via the-final-sentence
A stroll into the Pacific.
A detail from the Matrix, by Keith Haring, 1983. The entire piece is over 30 foot long, material ink on paper. / Google
Just two girls and a bridge.