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strandbooks:

Wow.

isskra:

The Blampied Edition of Peter and Wendy" 1940.
Edmund Blampied 1886-1966 
Edmund Blampied was one of the most eminent artists to come from the Channel Islands, yet he received no formal training in art until he was 16 years old. He was noted mostly for his etchings and drypoints, published at the height of the print boom in the 1920s, but was also a lithographer, caricaturist, cartoonist, book illustrator and artist in oils, watercolours, silhouettes and bronze.

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"For a star to be born, there is one thing that must happen: a gaseous nebula must collapse.

So collapse.
Crumble.
This is not your destruction.

This is your birth."

- n.t. (via blurrymelancholy)

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"Some of the dust on my shoes is from outer space; most of the rest is dead human skin. Infinity, asteroids, and your great-great- grandmother. All that struggle and science and stale candy in every little speck. You look at it and you think, “Dirt.” That’s not even half the story."

- Middletown by Will Eno (via shutupyouresick)

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New Bill Could End Cosmetic Animal Testing in USA

raze-occam:

FUCKING IMPORTANT ACTUALLY

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margaretthemagicdragon:

When fishingboatproceeds is best-selling author and den-mother of tumblr, John Green.

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englishmajorhumor:

This has been making its way around tumblr, and it’s only appropriate that it makes an appearance on this blog.

(Source: whisperintoass, via lexicalklutz)

giantwalkingdeathray:

dara—dara:

- Charles Baudelaire

staceythinx:

Clever Christmas book trees from around the internet. Click on the images for sources and have yourself a very merry Christmas!

Why couldn’t I have been clever enough to think of this?!

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