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Meeting of the Machines

It was rare for Blues to care much for his loneliness these days. It was simply the norm, the way his life had been and would continue to be for a long time. But there were times when he wished for even the slightest bit of company, something to be by his side when he felt he couldn’t continue. Tango, though hardly fit for conversation, ahd always stood by him, and he never anticipated the day when he couldn’t find the little robot.

“Where on Earth did he get to…” The android pondered, rarely covering this much ground for anything. But he’d feel horrible should something happen to his companion, and so he’d felt intent to find him as quickly as possible. He was having no such luckas of yet, unaware that the feline had already found very different company.

I’m very rarely not covered in theatre make up so I thought it’d be a nice change to post a make-up-less selfie for once! In my natural state right before bed! Night everyone!

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Cover of The May Queen and other poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Rubricated and illuminated.
Colophon: “This manuscript, selected poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson, The May Queen, The sea fairies,The beggar maid, Hero to Leander, and Dora was designed, written out, and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski for Messrs. R. Rivière & Son bookbinders & booksellers to H.M. King George V. London. This manuscript will not be duplicated. This manuscript was executed by me [signed] Alberto Sangorski London A.D. 1912.”– P. [63]
“The miniature illustrating the poem of The beggar maid was taken from the painting done by Sir Edward Burne-Jones in the Tate Gallery London. The miniature illustrating the poem of Hero to Leanderwas taken from the painting done by Lord Leighton, P.R.A. The miniature in the title page of Lord Tennyson was taken from the painting by Sir Hubert Herkomer, R.A. (and is copyright)”– P. [65]
Miniature of Tennyson, three miniatures of the May Queen, miniature of the Beggar Maid, miniature of Hero, two miniatures of Dora are initial-signed by Sangorski, and some are dated 1912.
Full blue morocco, inlaid and gilt in an over-all design with semi-precious stones and seed pearls, mounted on upper cover. Beige morocco doublures, inlaid with red, white and green morocco and gilt. Silk protective guards interleaved between some pages. All edges gilt. Stamp-signed on upper doublure: “Bound by Riviere & Son”. In silk-lined green morocco folding case.

  • Courtesy of Rare Book Collection, Detroit Public Library
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Florence singing along to ‘dont let go’ by en vogue. An MTV official kept watching this on repeat and pushed to have Flo’s 'dog days are over’ nominated for a VMA as he was so impressed with her.

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I’ve covered this once before but thought I’d talk about it again since I’ve gotten more followers.

This is the Didget, yet another great example how inventive Nintendo is. The Didget is a blood glucose monitoring system that plugs into the Nintendo DS. It helps kids with diabetes stay on top of checking their glucose levels by giving them an incentive. The Didget comes with a game called Knock E’m Downs, an turned based RPG. While the game goes in the DS slot, the Didget fits into the Game Boy Advance port and the two work off of each other. Testing regularly will unlock points that can be redeemed for new characters, mini-games, costumes, and more.

The technology is now owned by Bayer, but was originally thought up by Paul Wessel when he noticed how his son would always loose his glucose meter but somehow always knew where his Game Boy was. Weasel pitched the idea to Nintendo and as a result they released the first version of the Didget: The Glucoboy. The Glucoboy was originally released in Australia and is best known as being the single rarest attachment for the Game Boy Advance.

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Florence singing ‘Throwing bricks’ for MTV in 2008 with Rob on guitar

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Fight Club 2 # 1 Lee Bermejo ultra rare variant cover and Cameron Stewart variant cover

Some imaginary friends never go away …


Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, he lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife, pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won’t last long; the wife has seen to that.

The time has come . .

(W) Chuck Palahniuk (A) Cameron Stewart (CA) Lee Bermejo, Cameron Stewart

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Short clip Florence and Johnny Borrell from Razorlight covering ‘hotel yorba’ by the white stripes. He was her guitarist for a short while when she was still underground. It’s rumoured he helped her write tear out my tongue’ (called the hanging song at first). He stopped hanging around with her and Rob took over (or came back)

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Dear gods I hate and love that picture. How??

The first picture is years old, before my psoriasis really flared and any diagnosis. After that came cutting, a diagnosis of depression and a realisation of giftedness. I’m also pretty sure I have ADHD. A lovely combination; I can tell you. Too inattentive to be as clever as I can, too fascinated to be labelled ADHD. 

At school I was bullied, by both children and adults. I was sexually assaulted, bullied about sexuality and body image and called a devil worshiper. It’s made me stronger, I love my body and I harness my brains as best I can. 

It can’t have been too long after this as well that I had a breakdown and dropped out of college.

But now I’m three years clean, medicated and on the way up… and most importantly to me, I have a place at college next year and today I applied for two jobs despite my panic about flaky and bloody fingers.