…he was at heart a dilettante, and thinking over a pleasure to come often...– Edith Wharton
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.– Martin Luther King, Jr. (via unicornology)
All romantics meet the same fate…cynical and drunk, boring someone in some dark...– Joni Mitchell - The Last Time I Saw Richard (via whokilled) (via unicornology)
Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in...– Charles Schulz (via acafourek) (via samsally) (via unicornology)
Stop Australian Internet Censorship - the petition →
It may seem minor, but do what you can. I wouldn’t stop here though - writing personal letters are so much more effective as well.
No Clean Feed - Take Action →
cankerbloxxom: By letting policymakers know just what we think of the “clean feed” Internet filter, we can bring about a policy change. You can help by contacting your representatives and spreading the word about this campaign. Aussies, please reblog! (And actually do something, obvs. I for one will be writing a letter to the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Sen....
It’s been said already, but this tiny subculture of music-loving Australian tumblrs really makes my day. You’re awesome, even with the forest of reblog conversations. <3
Two ways to make a drink last forever
magicmolly: 1. Lift the drink often as though to take a sip but then think of something funny to say and put it back down. 2. Pretend you’re giving someone the world’s smallest kiss but instead of a kiss it’s a sip and instead of a person it’s a drink.
Dear God... →
semisetadrift: buyhercandy: spectra: pseudo-hyped: (via konrad) brilliant the baby brother vs puppy, the body hair, and the dinosaurs ones are particularly awesome. I love the stapler one and the Thomas Edison one. Oh, children. Agreed with the above mentioned, but I also find Elliot’s one is touching on so many levels.
another reason not to download ebooks of unknown...
buyhercandy: tarts: Claudia Gray’s Evernight opens with this: Without embargo, I in the Academy gave equal, did not think to have left Midnight by anything of the world. The dim light of the dawn aimed in the horizon while I tried to be contained cattle tenders and removed a heavy black jersey. To those hours the morning and the height to which we were, it was cold even in September. I took...
empire of the sun // walking on a dream they...
buyhercandy: The Long Blondes - “Long Blonde” ...
Ten Most Difficult Words to Translate →
myundergrounddiary: “Mamihlapinatapei: from Yagan, the indigenous language of the Tierra del Fuego region of South America. This word has been translated in several ways in English, always implying a wordless yet meaningful look shared by two people who both desire to initiate something but are both reluctant to start.”
I HAVE OBTAINED A HOTDOG SUIT.
secondgradefresh: (via etrangere) Set. For. Life. My uni has a student group called The W.A.N.G. Club - as in, We All Need Grub. Every fortnight they hold free barbecues for members, and play hackysack or bash around a wang-shaped pinata. You know when it’s on, because a legion of lads and ladies run around campus dressed in hot dog suits, accosting the unfortunate.
i want my music back
titlepage: i hate that so many songs are just you.you.you. give me my music back. i want to listen to it without thinking about you.
13. Never compare your inside with somebody else’s outside.– http://www.gapingvoid.com/ (via leforettt) (via dilaudid) (via unicornology)
cankerbloxxom: Kings of Convenience - I’d Rather...
cloud control // death cloud I had this song...
Late bloomers’ stories are invariably love stories, and this may be why we have...– Late Bloomers: Why do we equate genius with precocity? The New Yorker (via somethingchanged)
1. “It’s a research project! Do whateeeeeeever you want.” “So this means I can write a relationship breakdown communicated via twitter?” “I—ye—wait—” 2. “So you want to do a 2-minute movie trailer of Bring It On…” “Yes!” “But make it the Australian rugby team versus the Kiwis…”...
buyhercandy: tarts: buyhercandy: I want to become a better writer. I don’t think I’m bad, per se; I’d just like to be better. How do you want to be better? Fiction or non-fiction wise? Writing is freaking hard, yo. This is why I’m taking another hack at NaNoWriMo, years after my last failed attempt. Help! I am wringing my hands Both! I mean, I’m pretty happy with my academic writing, but I...
buyhercandy: It’s up! It’s up. Issue 002 of mine and Natasha’s music zine, Sidestage, is up over here. It’s 92 pages long, which I am ecstatic about. There are interviews with Empires, Kaiser Chiefs, and Cut Off Your Hands, and photographs of The Futureheads, Young & Restless, The Presets, Cut Copy, Panic at the Disco, The Academy is…, Cobra Starship, Fleet Foxes, The Kills, Holly Throsby,...
semisetadrift: Bizarre Love Triangle - New...
9 Hardest Times of your Life
semisetadrift: unicornology: skysignal: 1. Being questioned when you yourself don’t understand. 2. Pretending to be innocent of what you are guilty about. 3. Trying to forget something you know you never will. 4. Admitting you were wrong after you have been so insistent that you were right. 5. Debating with yourself. 6. Accepting the fact that some things are not meant to be. 7. Trying to...
knowing where you are in the world, where your body stops and everything else begins. see also: je t’aime jusqu’au bout. to love someone all the way to the ends of their fingers and tips of their ears (etc) (bbc)
A: I'm not here to conquer the internet
special needs // tarts
I plucked her young from the silly scene, gave her enough lies to live on. Now her daddy’s made: he owns a shop in Hayes, but he can’t dream for the both of us. I’m just a short term boyfriend, but I’d do you, I’d do you again. I said, “Let’s tour the streets on fire.” So we rode a caravan to Yarmouth. Stole at sea air, acted debonair; in the...
Basically it would just be neat to be in a relationship with someone who is as...– Jenni Crowley’s thoughts on love (via laeta) (via aaaaajane) (via unicornology) (via pterodactyl) (via buyhercandy)
in my little pocket of tumblr-land, there are more users in my time zone than I’m used to seeing on other sites. so… exactly how many australians use tumblr?
NO MORE STUDENT POLITICS.
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