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27

Aug

pleatedjeans:

At 29, Patrick is the oldest living wombat. [reddit]

At 30, Patrick is my long-suffering husband

What is Emotional Abuse?

onlinecounsellingcollege:

Characteristics of an emotionally abusive relationship include:

• Using money as a means of control
• Threatening to walk out or abandon you
• Creating fear through looks, words, threats and actions
• Destroying things (and often things you value) – either in a cold and heatless way, or in an…

Me in watercolour

26

Aug

haggady:

cats are mysterious and powerful and we must respect them

haggady:

cats are mysterious and powerful and we must respect them

http://redphilistine.tumblr.com/post/95833185125/pax-arabica-the-ceasefire-between-the-gaza

pax-arabica:

The ceasefire between the Gaza factions and Israel is not just a ceasefire.

In exchange, Israel is lifting the siege on Gaza and the opening of the Rafah border crossing. It’s a HUGE win for the resistance, and a major blow to Abbas.

They agreed to carry on negotiating for a…

thefashionofaudrey:

American LIFE Magazine, edition of January 21, 1962.
“Audrey had a coiffured fringe on her face instead on her skirt, where orthodox twisters should have it, but there was nothing wrong with her technique. It delighted her husband, Mel Ferrer, at a charity ball aboard the new liner France in Le Havre. The ship didn’t move but it didn’t have to. Miss Hepburn had leanerd the twist in Paris. Aboard ship, her film, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, was given its European premiere, but Audrey added a fillip to her screen performance with this one in the ballroom.”
The actress Audrey Hepburn photographed dancing the twist with her husband Mel Ferrer by Pierluigi Praturlon during the gala of “Le Bal des Petits Lits Blancs" aboard the new liner “France” in Le Havre (France), on January 14, 1962.
Audrey was wearing:
Evening gown: Givenchy (sleeveless, of ivory silk, of his haute couture collection for the Autumn/Winter 1961/62).
Hair ornament: Givenchy (a white silk bow, of his haute couture collection for the Autumn/Winter 1961/62).
Earrings: Cartier.
Shoes: Chanel (of the collection for the Autumn/Winter 1959/60).
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a0Rx-NSOlI

thefashionofaudrey:

American LIFE Magazine, edition of January 21, 1962.

Audrey had a coiffured fringe on her face instead on her skirt, where orthodox twisters should have it, but there was nothing wrong with her technique. It delighted her husband, Mel Ferrer, at a charity ball aboard the new liner France in Le Havre. The ship didn’t move but it didn’t have to. Miss Hepburn had leanerd the twist in Paris. Aboard ship, her film, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, was given its European premiere, but Audrey added a fillip to her screen performance with this one in the ballroom.”

The actress Audrey Hepburn photographed dancing the twist with her husband Mel Ferrer by Pierluigi Praturlon during the gala of “Le Bal des Petits Lits Blancs" aboard the new liner “France” in Le Havre (France), on January 14, 1962.

Audrey was wearing:

  • Evening gownGivenchy (sleeveless, of ivory silk, of his haute couture collection for the Autumn/Winter 1961/62).
  • Hair ornamentGivenchy (a white silk bow, of his haute couture collection for the Autumn/Winter 1961/62).
  • EarringsCartier.
  • ShoesChanel (of the collection for the Autumn/Winter 1959/60).

Videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a0Rx-NSOlI

25

Aug

andrewridley:

Paris exploring…

Beautiful

(Source: aridleyphotography.com)

Me and hubby (sort of) recreating Audrey and Mel photo


Audrey Hepburn & Assam behind the scenes of My Fair Lady photographed by Cecil Beaton; 1963.
Audrey Hepburn & Assam behind the scenes of My Fair Lady photographed by Cecil Beaton; 1963.

24

Aug

we stood with our Christian brothers and sisters. We stood with our Yazidi brothers and sisters. Where is the international outcry now that a massacre of 70+ Sunnis in a mosque happened?

iraqisinfinite:

And shame on the politicians in Iraq’s parliament for not doing anything about it either. Have you no shame? Does your heart not ache?

(Source: karmakaram)