This weekend I took some pictures of my parents. They have been married for 35 years and I still hear them giggling in their room every morning before getting out of bed.

Growing up can be strange, because you finally start to see your parents as humans. They fight, they make mistakes - but damn, do they love each other. I can only hope to have a love as long and sturdy as theirs.

The greatest gift they ever gave me was being in love with each other. Love you, mom and dad.

My parents went out last weekend and they told me I shouldn’t party too much.

And I said of course not.

So what did I do?

I laid on the floor, looked in the pantry, sang songs really loud and read gay fanfiction all night.

I’m living at the limit



It was before our eyes for ages...

So @choukoto tagged me in this post on twitter [x] …………….

The ARIMASPOI (Arimaspians) were a tribe of one-eyed men who lived at the foot of the Rhipaion (Rhipaean) Mountains in northern Skythia. 

Luckily, I am at my parents’ house this weekend [where I keep 90% of my books] and so I immediately jumped to grab Herodotus’s The Histories - a book I bought because it was a requirement in one of my CVSP courses [Civilizations]. Thanks to the references on this website [x], I immediately tracked down the excerpts and highlighted the relevant sections: