Arsenal v. Barcelona on the tellybox tonight. GREAT game for neutrals as both teams play some of the most attractive football in their respective domestic leagues. I’m gutted that Iniesta isn’t playing for Barcelona tonight because I love watching the little guy in midfield, but he really isn’t the same without Xavi to play off of. It’s like ping without pong or chicken...
As the reader passes through the various perspectives offered by the text and...– Wolfgang Iser, The Act of Reading: A Theory of Aesthetic Response
Adopt a Word for a good cause →
Adopt a word for a year for £20 which goes towards helping children with learning difficulties, particularly communication problems. It’s a great gift for friends or for yourself, particularly the more verbose among you. I have adopted the word ‘haiku’. Someone already had ‘juxtapose’ and ‘methexis’ does not exist in their dictionary. Probably because it...
Some of the early feminist arguments surrounding the wrongfulness of men...– Jeannete Winterson, from ‘The Semiotics of Sex’ in Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery
Must do of the day
Listen to as many songs here as you can manage: http://www.myspace.com/shutterspeedisgrungin Then read this: http://www.aberdeen-music.com/forums/feedback-forum/60431-new-grunge-band-p.html It peaks around 30-35 pages.
Favorite kind of beer?
hotpotofcoffee: 1. arrogant bastard ale. 2. rogue shakespeare stout. 3. guinness. 4. rogue dead guy. 5. three philosophers. 6. stella. 7. Delirium Nocturnum. 8. Otter creek Stovepipe 9. Saranac Irish Stout 10. Otter Creek Imperial Stout take note: its my bday soon. Ask me anything Another reason I hope to goodness I get placed somewhere by Camp America is so that afterwards I can...
Lesbians Who Look Like Justin Bieber →
Brilliant. Instant follow.
Why Carol Anny Duffy? Why? →
It’s very dear to me, the issue of gay marriage. Or as I like to call it:...– Liz Feldman (via timmargh)
Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast...– Virginia Woolf (via awritersruminations) (via ilovereadingandwriting)
Why?: Lyf updatez lololol →
I’m not at sixth form today because I could not be bother walked three and a half miles for a crappy single lesson of English with Ferris. She’s a lovely person and a beautiful woman (yeah, I’d do her what of it?! >.<) but she is a shitty teacher! Instead I am sat at home doing my history… Read Northanger Abbey. Absolutely brilliant Austen up in that bitch.
Action is the thing. We are what we do and do not do.– Ralph Ellison (via owlswallowvowels) Ralph Ellison is an instant reblog.
Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.– Harold Bloom (via bookshelves)