Grimmella

beatonna:

blastedheath:

Sven Jonson (Swedish, 1902-1981), Blå skymning [Blue dusk], 1954. Oil on canvas, 24 x 33 cm.

oh I love!

beatonna:

blastedheath:

Sven Jonson (Swedish, 1902-1981), Blå skymning [Blue dusk], 1954. Oil on canvas, 24 x 33 cm.

oh I love!

Wild Girls

WildGirlsPublished 2012. Written by Mary Stewart Atwell.

This book seemed like it should have been so much more interesting than it was. Kate Riordan, our narrator and protagonist, lives in Swan River, a small, slowly dying Appalachian town that has only survived as long as it has thanks to the prestigious all-girls boarding school thats just outside the town limits. But Swan River is also known for its…

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

CapAmericaWinterSoldierCaptain America: The Winter Soldier opened this past weekend. I went to see it with a friend and, honestly, I wasn’t particularly looking forward to it. I still feel that Captain America: The First Avenger is one of the weakest movies in the Marvel/Avengers movie universe and while I enjoyed Cap’s role in The Avengers, it’s hard for such a wholesome all-American character to really make a mark…

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After Earth Review

A few days ago, I got to see the movie After Earth. In case you’ve forgotten, After Earth was an M. Night Shyamalan film that came out last year starring Will and Jaden Smith.

It was a total bomb.

I was disappointed by the bad reviews (11% on rotten tomatoes!) and decided that it was not worth the money to see in theaters, a…

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questionableadvice:

~ The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864via Open Library

questionableadvice:

~ The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864
via Open Library

Frozen

Frozen http://wp.me/s1WOab-frozen

I have a confession to make.

I did not like Frozen.

I hope my friends/readers will still remain such after this post but I would be lying if I said I found that movie enjoyable.

I’m not saying it was horrible. I love love LOVE that the people behind animated kid movies are finally realizing that they all don’t have to be about…

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The Hunger Games

hungergamescoverWell, I finally did it. I finally read The Hunger Games. I actually finished it several weeks ago and was hoping to rewatch the movie to provide a more well-rounded sense of the story, but since I got about two thirds of the way through the movie and have had no desire to finish it since then, I realized I should probably just go ahead and write my review.

My cousin first gave me this book before…

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A New Tolkien

Oof. How time does pass. As it’s been a while since I last posted, today will be a 2 post day! Hooray!

If you’re a Tolkien fan, you’ve probably heard this news already. For those who haven’t, we’ll be getting a new translation of Beowulf in May! From what I understand, this will be a translation Tolkien did in 1926 that for some reason has never been published. It sounds like there will be some…

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beatonna:

unhistorical:

One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (1885-1892) ukiyo-e series, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (click through for descriptions)

more in this series

It’s midnight and I suddenly feel like… looking out the window

mikescofield:

I got the day off from work yesterday so I decided to go hiking in the Opal Creek Wilderness in the Oregon Cascades.

(via treeporn)