bears in london

i’m in my prime,
not withering and old.
but i refuse to play
your wicked games any longer.

i know this tether is unbreakable,
but you make me feel like i’m interchangeable.
you drew a target on my heart,
when did this become fatal attraction?

i don’t have the strength,
the energy,
nor the patience
to be held hostage by your love.

so baby please don’t despair
when i say that
i’ve found the courage to
let you go.

you were never meant to be tied down in the first place.

—  believing i could love you was my mistake, c.j.n.

Sleep less…
Read more.

[When I finish my exams I’ll have so many books to catch up with! It’s both thrilling and scary.]

The Disappearance of John Watson


It was in March of 1894 that I finally set foot into my home country, and indeed into London, again. 

It was a peculiar day, full of generous sunshine and ruthless breezes that made me feel how very much my brush with Professor Moriarty and my subsequent travels had altered me. 

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“ Since Britain still shows no sign of willingness to come to an agreement in spite of her hopeless military situation, I have decided to prepare and, if necessary carry out, a landing operation against England.” 

Operation Sea Lion (Unternehmen Seelöwe) , Hitler’s planned offensive against Britain, which would bear him triumphantly to London, was set for September 15, 1940.

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