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Iam mens praetrepidans avet vagari. - Catullus

(Now the mind, trembling in anticipation, wishes to wander.)


Claude Monet, Arm of the Seine near Giverny in the Fog (1897)

Claude Monet, Arm of the Seine near Giverny in the Fog (1897)

Getting this thesis draft done by next Friday sure is gonna be fun. If I’m not back after the 11th, assume the worst. 

But rest assured! I will try my damnedest not to get murdered by palatial wall paintings from the Late Bronze Age. 

loundsfreddie:

Hannibal burns his mouth while eating a hipster. He was eating them before they were cool.

thevintaquarian:

evocativesynthesis:

Golden Staircase in Burgos (by Lawrence OP)

Built in 1523 by Diego de Siloe, the Golden Stairway is in the north transept of Burgos Cathedral and the gilt-iron balustrade is by Master Hilario, inspired by Italian Renaissance models.

thevintaquarian:

evocativesynthesis:

Golden Staircase in Burgos (by Lawrence OP)


Built in 1523 by Diego de Siloe, the Golden Stairway is in the north transept of Burgos Cathedral and the gilt-iron balustrade is by Master Hilario, inspired by Italian Renaissance models.