i was on my way to paris

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I walked the entire length of every street in the 20 arrondissements of Paris. I took lots of photos of graffiti as well as strange and unique things that caught my eye. This is part 7 in this series. To see previous parts of this series go to my page titled Walking All Paris.

This is how I did the walk. This is one of many pages of the Paris map that I used. I drew out 1 continuous line making sure that it eventually traveled the entire length of each street. Then I followed the line!

Curve tag at the bottom! Curve TGE is an amazing writer from the United States.

Chad Muska tag! He is a legendary pro skater that got busted writing his own name, haha.

Cool tile art!

Paris graffiti legends Horfe, Cony, Keno, and Tomek, PAL crew.

A really cool old entry way with a beautiful church behind it.


A boat cleaning the canal.

A secret fountain I found in a courtyard.

A plaque for the Iconic French singer Edith Piaf. If you have never heard of her you must listen! She is so full of emotion, this song always makes me tear up:


I know people always say that we only care about this shit when it happens in the west, and that’s pretty true, but I have never been more personally affected by an attack. Yes, 9/11 effected me, but I was 5. I barely remember it. Yes, I cried and mourned for Paris in 2015, but as so many attacks have happened since, I feel I’ve become desensitised. I was upset when the Westminster attack happened - the day before I was visiting there - and I was terrified. Completely terrified. But I knew it was going to happen, sometime. Manchester Arena has broken my heart.

Children - fucking children - have been murdered because some arseholes have twisted and distorted a peaceful religion into one of hate and violence.
I know people say we’ve brought it on ourselves, and in a way that is true. How many children have the West killed in Syria? Too many to count. There’s no way to justify that. But when it happens in your own country, a western one, it has this sort of effect that shakes the world.

Manchester has been a second city for me, and to see this shit happen - it kills me. People were just enjoying themselves, enjoying the music they love. Now 22 are dead, and 59 injured.

The North and the world stands with you, Manchester.

I don’t really know Ariana Grande, just the way I didn’t really know Eagles Of Death Metal. And still, Paris and Manchester both hit me on a personal level. Music is sacred to me. Music is my safe haven. Music is the love of my life. And concerts are my way to celebrate this love. Just the way the people in Paris and Manchester did. It pains me so much to know that celebrating what they love turned into the worst nightmare for them. I grieve for all the people who lost something at these concerts. For those who lost their lives, their friends, their relatives and for all those who lost their safe havens.

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«I created this bookstore like a man would write a novel, building each room like a chapter, and I like people to open the door the way they open a book, a book that leads into a magic world in their imaginations.» —George Whitman

One of my favorite places in Paris, it’s magical.   

If people will be named after colors, I’ll call you purple. The kind of purple that melts in the sky when the sun is about to set and take a rest for awhile. The type of purple that makes my heart jumps a little and lits up the excitement in my eyes.

If people will be named after flowers, you’ll be my rose, no matter how painful your thorns. I’ll embrace you with my arms open wide and cage you in a warm tight hug. Even if it makes me bleed red that’ll surely tear my heart apart.

If people will be named after seasons, I’ll choose Summer among all of those four. You’ll be the sun that kisses my skin, and made my day goes lighter along the way. You’ll make me love the ocean more, and dance to groovy songs. You are the season which will never get tired of warming my heart when Winter tried to cool it with its cold breeze and snowy hands.

If people will be named after places, I’ll call you home. Not Paris, nor New York. You are the place that will always make my heart aches when I’m away—because I’ll surely miss you the moment we took our separate ways. You are the shelter that protects my heart, the one I will always run to no matter what I’m feeling. Happy, angry, sad, jolly, grateful or in love. Because you always understand and know the real me. You’ve seen me— on my ups and downs, and still accepts me— for who I am. I’ll name you after a place that doesn’t have a fancy name, yet will always be the one that will tell me that it’s okay to feel. That it’s okay to be me.

You will always remain in my heart no matter where I go.

And because people have identities, and so are things.

But you and your name will always be my favorite.

—  ma.c.a // Maybe I should Call You Mine
Sweater Weather

Jughead x Reader

Wordcount: 2.2k

Request: Can you do an imagine where Jughead breaks up with the reader and she doesn’t go  to school for a couple of days and when she returns she’s a mess wearing joggers and something of Jugheads.

Warnings: none/fluff/possible swearing

Summary: Based on the Neighbourhood Sweater Weather, Jughead breaks the readers heart, she’s a mess and when he sees what he’s done he realises it was a mistake.

Originally posted by juptern

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Chloe/Queen Bee gets wind of the possibility that Ladybug might like Adrien
  • QueenBee: hey Chat, you've been around Ladybug when akumas went after Adrien right?
  • Chat: ...yeah... why?
  • QueenBee: did it seem like she might have a thing for him? She seemed to be quite distracted by him.
  • Chat: wait! what?
  • QueenBee: oh like you had a chance with her in the first place.
  • Volpina: she'd better not, my friend's got quite the interest in him and she'd be crushed if he got with ladybug
  • QueenBee: so is this "friend" just a sly way of talking about yourself or what because I'm not letting you ruin this for Ladybug, they'd be the best couple in all of Paris.
  • Chat: hold on! You really think she likes him?!
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  • One argument later
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  • Ladybug(late with pastries): what's up, who's ready for a patrol?...Ok I know I'm late but whys everyone so angry?
A Letter from You

AN: @whitechocolateperfection Thanks Emily for requesting and advising as always :) and @teen-mendes you know why 


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It’s laying under the flower pot at your front doorstep. There’s a small rock set on the opposite corner, like the pot isn’t heavy enough to keep it down.

Leaning over, you take it from its hiding space, realizing it’s a letter. Your name is written across the white in black ink. The handwriting is familiar. Something you’ve seen in journals and lyrics written quickly on newspaper or paper towels when his phone was too far away. You found parchment in your purse from the small train you took in Amsterdam. The song turned into roses. Who knew one lyrical line would’ve turned into your favorite song.

When the door is unlocked and your bag and keys are on the hook, you take a seat by the window. Your cat is curled up at your feet, stirring in her sleep.

The envelope is sealed, but you don’t go to open it as quickly as you should. The lip feels heavy, straining your shoulders. The breakup is still fresh, too fresh to read his letter. Maybe he wants to get back together.. maybe he’s about to show up with a bouquet of tulips and a single white rose- the only way you’ll accept flowers. Maybe it’s actually from Aaliyah, or an old friend from college. It was your birthday just last month. It could be a forgotten gift and the writer was too embarrassed to give it to you, face to face.

“What am I waiting for?” You ask yourself, knowing the longer you wait the worse the pain in your chest will feel. The words he spoke will never leave. They’re tattooed in your mind..anyone else would’ve found it beautiful, poetic. For you? It was tragic.

‘Y/N,

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Emotional Wreckage, One Line at a Time™
  • “Rubbish. We become rubbish.”
  • “Look. Look at me. Come wake me up. For still here I be.”
  • “I’ll never leave you again.”
  • “Can anybody be happy if they aren’t free?”
  • “There’s a beast running wild no question. But I fear the wrong monster’s released.”
  • “Because he loves her.”
  • “Let’s go home.”
  • “We’re together now, its going to be fine.”
  • “So much for true love.”
  • “Lumière, my friend. It was an honour to serve with you.”
  • “I set her free. I’m sorry I couldn’t do the same for all of you.”
  • “The outside world has no place for a creature like me.”
  • “Come back! Please don’t leave me. I love you.”
  • “It’s foolish I suppose, that a creature like me might one day earn your affection.”
  • “I can feel a change in me. I’m stronger now but still not free.”
  • “It’s as if I’m seeing it for the first time.”
  • “I am not a beast!”
  • “Easy to remember, harder to move on. Knowing the Paris of my childhood is gone.”
  • “It’s dangerous” // “Yes it is.”
  • “Keep it with you, then you’ll always have a way to look back at me.”
  • “He’s not a monster Gaston, you are!”
  • “Why are we not human?” // “Because she doesn’t love him.”
  • “When the master lost his mother and his cruel father took that sweet lad and twisted him up to be just like him… We did nothing.”

Finally, Evermore in its entirety, but especially:

She will still torment me, calm me, hurt me, move me, come what may. Wasting in my lonely tower. Waiting by an open door. I’ll fool myself, she’ll walk right in. And be with me forevermore.

anonymous asked:

What is your writing process? (Did you answer this already?)

- “I’m going to write a thing!” I lied as I lied, lyingly.
- I think about the thing for several days/weeks/months/years. Perhaps I write about it on scraps of paper that I later lose.
- No initial outlines. We write ourselves into corners like men.
- I discuss the thing with my best friend.
- At some point, I may sit down and write the thing.
- I try to write a thousand words a day if I’m on a deadline.
- If I’m not on a deadline, all hell breaks loose.
- All hell breaks loose anyway.
- Nothing comes out the way I planned. Probably because I didn’t outline it.
- If it’s fan fiction and I’m emotional enough I’ll write the whole story in one day (see: Paris is For Lovers).
- At some point, I write an outline because I’m stuck.
- I deviate from the outline.
- Something miraculous happens. We call this divine intervention, or God taking pity on me because He gave me this manic desire to write words and look at how hard I’m trying.
- Someone forces me to leave the house while I’m writing. I lose my inspiration for days.
- A thing is finished.
- If it’s fan fiction, I proofread it once and slap it on the internet.
- If it’s original fiction, I squirrel it away, claiming I will take a break and then write another draft. It is never seen again.

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BIG HERO 6 X JURASSIC WORLD AU, PART 4 of 6

So how many people now know who, or rather what Hiro is? ;D

Either way, we’re drawing to a close and one more comic part left, then the background part that’ll explain everything.

And reminder, I will not be answering questions about the content of this AU until after all 6 parts have been posted. Please look forward to the other parts! (´▽`) And if things click into place faster for you, don’t spoil it for others~!

                      <<PART 1>>       <<PART 2>>       <<PART 3>>

More on this AU and other links will be added to the MASTERPOST found here.

This project is, as of now, concluded. This was the original open-ended conclusion I had planned, and while I later wanted to add additional explanation parts afterwards, I no longer have the motivation to do so. If an additional part is ever added, the update will be listed in the above linked Masterpost.
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HAPPY PARTY TRAIN 
Travel Comments

Matsuura Kanan
When spring comes and it’s getting warmer, doesn’t it just make you want to go somewhere far away?♡ Even when you can’t travel, you embark on something new - to me, spring is definitely the season of new beginnings. Soon, before I get busy with diving again, I want to travel with you♡
Places she would like to travel: Maldives, Palau, Great Barrier Reef

Tsushima Yoshiko
If I, the Fallen Angel Yohane, used my pure black wings, I’d be able to fly to even hell in just a flash - but that would just be boring♡ I favor a laid-back journey on the train! But when you’re with me, the little devil Yohane, you’ll never know what will happen - it’ll be a mystery tour♪
Places she would like to travel: Hokkaido (Tasty food!), Hawaii, Tokyo

Kunikida Hanamaru
I generally get lost when I go to unfamiliar places as I’m bad at getting around by myself. But, if someone’s with me, I love viewing sceneries I’ve never seen before♡ If I get drowsy while looking through the window, I’d be happy if you woke me up, zura♡
Places she would like to travel: USJ, Tohoku, Shikoku (Shikoku Pilgrimage♡)

Sakurauchi Riko
I’ve always lived in Tokyo and when I moved to Uchiura, I lived a life full of beaches and mountains for the first time. I’ve completely fallen in love with nature♡ I think there’s still a lot of wonderful places in Japan to visit, so I’d be happy to tour all over Japan♪
Places she would like to travel: Kumamoto, Fukuoka, Tohoku

Watanabe You
Ever since I was small, I’ve aspired towards becoming a ship captain. So when it comes to where I want to go, it’ll definitely be on an adventure~♡ I’d pack a sleeping bag on a huge rucksack - I hope I can experience various things on the way! I’ll dive into the seas of the world and take a splash♪
Places she would like to travel: Pacific Ocean, Antarctic Ocean, Patagonia!

Takami Chika
I’m a hot springs inn girl, so if someone mentions a trip, hot springs come to mind♡ “I want to go to hot springs here and there~” is what I’d normally think, but truth is, the place I want to go to the most is where μ’s went to, New York!! Dreams have to be big after all, don’t they?♪ Aqours will also work hard towards Love Live! and get to New York!♡
Places she would like to travel: New York, Tokyo, Kusatsu Onsen♡

Kurosawa Dia
The place I would want to go to is a city with a big art museum. I think I want to spend time leisurely there, feeling the flow of history and the exquisite exhibits around me. I’m certain I’ll even lose track of time passing by. Learning through the past - as always, good things stand the test of time. Would you like to join me?
Places she would like to travel: Paris, Madrid, London

Ohara Mari
I’ve lived in a foreign country for a long time, and I love port towns. It’s an exciting place where various cultures mix and many tastes clash to create new sensations♡ I’ve also been excited a great deal here in Uchiura♪ That’s why this time, it’s my turn to give you that excitement♡♡
Places she would like to travel: Yokohama, Kobe, Singapore

Kurosawa Ruby
I love idols a lot, and so I want to go see the idol stages all over Japan~!! I’m sure it’ll be an exciting trip from the very first step♪ The way to the idol stages is a shining road of the stars! I want to shine soon too~♡
Places she would like to travel: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya

Source: Dengeki G’s Magazine March 2017 issue
Translated by XiantheMiguel
QC by Lucia Hunter

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Michael Jackson + his babies

“They (my children) mean… It’s hard to put in words, because they mean everything. The way you would explain how your children make you feel… They’re the world for me. I wake up and I’m ready for the day because of them.” - MJ

I’m not just a fan of Norman, I’m a fan of all the guys and gals on TWD. We all got our favourites, and Josh definitely is one of mine. I met him in Paris last year, and I still smile every time I see our photo op. He wouldn’t stop talking, and kept stroking my back all the way through, and I have the goofiest grin on my face. I love our picture!

Josh is a kind, funny and smart guy. He loves his fans and goes out of his way for them. His bromance with Cudlitz is right up there with the best bromances on the show. And he’s given us some of the best Norman moments on social media, too!

To the haters: Shame on you for upsetting our Mullet Man! Eugene, keep bringing the sex, and Josh, please come back and keep bringing your wonderful sense of humour and love of life to this fandom! We miss you already! x

romance sentence starters.

“ if you are not too long, i will wait here for you all my life. “
” i have always loved you. “
” you mean the world to me. “
” i will always love you. “
” you always have a special place in my heart. “
” you have my heart. “
” you’re under my skin, what can i do? “
” if i could give you the world, i would. “
” you are everything i ever wanted and more. “
” you are the reason behind my smile. “
” you’re the only light in this darkness. “
” there’s nothing more romantic than italian food. “
” you caught me, i’m a hopeless romantic. “
” i will always be here for you, when you aren’t here for me. “
” your love is like a drug, it’s addictive. “
” hurting your feelings is like hurting my own. “
” i’m only happy when you are. “
” there’s nothing more romantic than speaking french. “
” you have me in a way no one else could ever have me. “
” you are my heart, my soul, my breath. “
” living life without is pointless. “
” i suffocate when you are away from me. “
” i’ll hold yesterday in my heart. “
” i’ll try to love again, but i know it is a pointless effort. “
” you are a dream come true to life. “
” i’ve never loved like this before in all my life. “
” i could stare at you forever and never get tired of your face. “
” do you want to take a flight to paris with me? “
“ i thank god everyday for you. ”
“ you are the love of my life. ”
“ i’ll never love anyone more than i love you. ” “ all of my emotions are wrapped up in you. ”
“ i do love you, more and more every day. ”
“ you won’t have to give me a second chance, the first one is all i need. ”
“ there aren’t even words to express my love for you. ”
“ i could tell you all of this until you’re blue in the face and it still won’t serve justice. ”

anonymous asked:

I'm not sure if someone has already asked you this, but why Miraculous?

I don’t choose the fandom, the fandom chooses me.

Like many people, when I watched the first one or two episodes of ML, I kind of laughed it off as a cute, cringe-worthy kid’s show. Then my mother unexpectedly came home with a ladybug shaped donut from Krispy Kreme while I had the second episode paused on my tablet and I got roundhouse kicked by the sense that I was meant to go down this rabbit hole.

So I kept watching, and after the next couple of episodes I found myself excited to keep watching. It was just so different from everything else I’d watched. Set in Paris. Inspired by the magical girl genre but there was a magical boy, too?? And Adrien is just so refreshing?? The tension of the love square’s back-and-forth unrequited feelings. Diverse characters. A villain who uses butterflies, one of the least threatening creatures on the planet, in a sinister way. Male friendships portrayed in a super healthy way. Fun character designs. A main character who is FLAWED and ALLOWED TO BE FLAWED and a guy who CALLS HER OUT on her shit behavior even though he’s in love with her. 

And let’s be real, Marinette is me at age fifteen. Memorizing a guy’s schedule? Scheming ways to get close to him? Every other girl is the enemy? Me. All me. She is so gosh darn relatable.

On top of that, there’s the promise of things to come: a deeper mystery, more Miraculous heroes, more story-driven episodes. And going backwards, the history of how the show came to be is pretty dang great (TA’s Ladybug comic covers, the Quantic kids, the anime PV on YouTube).

The shipping… speaks for itself. The love square interactions cause exactly the kind of cognitive dissonance required for me to write fan fiction. “These two are in love but they don’t know it. I MUST FIX THIS. I MUST FIX THIS TEN MILLION TIMES.”

And character dynamics, man. The Agreste family is so fascinating I just want to put them under a microscope and watch them forever. Gabriel, hurting his son in his grief. Adrien, suffering alone. Nathalie, trying to intervene. The Gorilla, protecting them. Mamagreste, mysteriously missing. Just add superpowers. Just imagine the amount of conflict that would arise from Adrien and Gabriel discovering each other. Imagine the feeling of the betrayal, the “I’m doing this for us,” the choice Adrien would have to make between the right thing and getting his mother back. 

It makes me euphoric, Anon. I’m a writer with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. There is so much to play with here.

I’m always sad when I see people say they were unable to get into it. Like, I understand. There are valid criticisms, and if you’re not looking for these things, you won’t find them. But I just think it’s a great show with a lot of Deep Shit going on in the background and the shipping drives me insane in the best of ways so yeah, that’s why Miraculous.

You think you’re a monster
because your father’s blood runs through your veins;
a man who taught you to take a punch and never shed a tear,
until all that was left is this hardened soul of a hurricane.

But underneath all that anger and self hatred
is the kindest heart I have ever known.
You would fight the sun if it meant saving your people,
and you would do it all on your own.

If only I hadn’t waited so long to admit how much I love you.
Maybe we’d be in Paris and you’d be okay.
But I have a darkness inside that’s been struggling to get out.
I think it’s time for me to let it lead the way.

to you, i thee wed (chapter nine)

They didn’t know they were marrying each other until the bride got to the altar. And then panic ensued. Married at First Sight AU.

(AO3//FF.net)

Parts: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

WC: 8.5K

thanks @booksfullofme for the edits :)


The morning air is crisp, an icy wind settling into her lungs as Marinette gazes into the Atlantic Ocean shining brightly from the warm sun. They have oddly been blessed by good weather despite the first snowstorm that trapped them here. Not that Marinette is complaining; Faroe Islands—Vagar, to be exact—has been wonderful and a breath of fresh air.

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