"You can’t conceive, nor can I, the appalling strangeness of the mercy of God."
further waitrose stories: apparently some posh/rich guys who went to my uni couldn’t stomach sainsburys so they would do their shopping at the nearest waitrose which was about an hour away by bus.
my parents are away next week so when I’m not at work I’m going to treat myself to a band of brothers marathon on the big downstairs tv.
Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!
You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.
Actual Cannibal Shia LaBeouf
If you’re not already excited about Rob Cantor you will be now.
You know sometimes the way the news is lately leaves me feeling a little hopeless, but then something like this comes along and my wonder and delight in humanity is restored a smidge.
It moves me to tears.
they said goodbye without even a mention of nandos.
okay this last episode of bad education is TOO MUCH.
With fitting circularity, the Hobbit saga will end pretty much as The Lord Of The Rings did 12 years earlier with Billy Boyd - Pippin, no less - singing out The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies with a closing credits song.
In collaboration with Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh, the actor, singer and once-Hobbit has co-written an original song, ‘The Last Goodbye’, which he’ll perform over the end credits.
things I am interested in
things nobody in the political establishment is interested in/is willing to put money behind: