thetrickster:

BATTLES BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL (a mix for viking legends)

o1.) iron- woodkid o2.) vänner och fränder- garmarna o3.) the captain and hourglass- laura marling o4.) baptized by fire- spinnerette o5.) mykonos- fleet foxes o6.) holy holy- wye oak o7.) o death- jen titus o8.) kolniður- jónsi o9.) ain’t no grave- johnny cash

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thetrickster:

BATTLES BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL (a mix for viking legends)

o1.) iron- woodkid o2.) vänner och fränder- garmarna o3.) the captain and hourglass- laura marling o4.) baptized by fire- spinnerette o5.) mykonos- fleet foxes o6.) holy holy- wye oak o7.) o death- jen titus o8.) kolniður- jónsi o9.) ain’t no grave- johnny cash

{L I S T E N}
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Song: UnknownThe City Is At War
Artist: UnknownCobra Starship
Album: UnknownCommunity Service Blows
Played: 10 times
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thedoppelganger:


CorporealityHer ‘Knife Headpiece’ from this collection fitted the head like a conventional Alice band but extended around the ears, from where a series of metal ‘knives’ splayed out over the cheeks. Etched with delicate lace patterns and spread like a flirtatious fan against the face, the piece also suggested a lethal weapon that might whirr into life at any minute like Edward Scissorhands’ hands, and seemed dangerously unstable.
Sarah Harmanee, ‘Knife Headpiece’ for Alexander McQueen, Fall–Winter 1997–1998. Silver plated brass with photo-etched lace detail. Photograph courtesy Gavin Fernandes

Fashion at the Edge: Spectacle, Modernity and Deathliness by Caroline Evans, Yale University Press

thedoppelganger:

Corporeality
Her ‘Knife Headpiece’ from this collection fitted the head like a conventional Alice band but extended around the ears, from where a series of metal ‘knives’ splayed out over the cheeks. Etched with delicate lace patterns and spread like a flirtatious fan against the face, the piece also suggested a lethal weapon that might whirr into life at any minute like Edward Scissorhands’ hands, and seemed dangerously unstable.

Sarah Harmanee, ‘Knife Headpiece’ for Alexander McQueen, Fall–Winter 1997–1998. Silver plated brass with photo-etched lace detail. Photograph courtesy Gavin Fernandes

Fashion at the Edge: Spectacle, Modernity and Deathliness by Caroline Evans, Yale University Press

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SYNONYMS FOR WORDS COMMONLY USED IN STUDENTS’ WRITINGS

writeworld:

by larae.net

  • Amazing- incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary
  • Anger- enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden
  • Angry- mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed
  • Answer- reply, respond, retort, acknowledge
  • Ask- question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz
  • Awful- dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant
  • Bad- evil, immoral, wicked, corrupt, sinful, depraved, rotten, contaminated, spoiled, tainted, harmful, injurious, unfavorable, defective, inferior, imperfect, substandard, faulty, improper, inappropriate, unsuitable, disagreeable, unpleasant, cross, nasty, unfriendly, irascible, horrible, atrocious, outrageous, scandalous, infamous, wrong, noxious, sinister, putrid, snide, deplorable, dismal, gross, heinous, nefarious, base, obnoxious, detestable, despicable, contemptible, foul, rank, ghastly, execrable
  • Beautiful - pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive, gorgeous, dazzling, splendid, magnificent, comely, fair, ravishing, graceful, elegant, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, pleasing, shapely, delicate, stunning, glorious, heavenly, resplendent, radiant, glowing, blooming, sparkling
  • Begin - start, open, launch, initiate, commence, inaugurate, originate
  • Big - enormous, huge, immense, gigantic, vast, colossal, gargantuan, large, sizable, grand, great, tall, substantial, mammoth, astronomical, ample, broad, expansive, spacious, stout, tremendous, titanic, mountainous
  • Brave - courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid, plucky, daring, heroic, valorous, audacious, bold, gallant, valiant, doughty, mettlesome
  • Break - fracture, rupture, shatter, smash, wreck, crash, demolish, atomize
  • Bright - shining, shiny, gleaming, brilliant, sparkling, shimmering, radiant, vivid, colorful, lustrous, luminous, incandescent, intelligent, knowing, quick-witted, smart, intellectual
  • Calm - quiet, peaceful, still, tranquil, mild, serene, smooth, composed, collected, unruffled, level-headed, unexcited, detached, aloof
  • Come - approach, advance, near, arrive, reach
  • Cool - chilly, cold, frosty, wintry, icy, frigid
  • Crooked - bent, twisted, curved, hooked, zigzag
  • Cry - shout, yell, yowl, scream, roar, bellow, weep, wail, sob, bawl
  • Cut - gash, slash, prick, nick, sever, slice, carve, cleave, slit, chop, crop, lop, reduce
  • Dangerous - perilous, hazardous, risky, uncertain, unsafe
  • Dark - shadowy, unlit, murky, gloomy, dim, dusky, shaded, sunless, black, dismal, sad
  • Decide - determine, settle, choose, resolve
  • Definite - certain, sure, positive, determined, clear, distinct, obvious
  • Delicious - savory, delectable, appetizing, luscious, scrumptious, palatable, delightful, enjoyable, toothsome, exquisite
  • Describe - portray, characterize, picture, narrate, relate, recount, represent, report, record
  • Destroy - ruin, demolish, raze, waste, kill, slay, end, extinguish
  • Difference - disagreement, inequity, contrast, dissimilarity, incompatibility
  • Do - execute, enact, carry out, finish, conclude, effect, accomplish, achieve, attain
  • Dull - boring, tiring„ tiresome, uninteresting, slow, dumb, stupid, unimaginative, lifeless, dead, insensible, tedious, wearisome, listless, expressionless, plain, monotonous, humdrum, dreary
  • Eager - keen, fervent, enthusiastic, involved, interested, alive to
  • End - stop, finish, terminate, conclude, close, halt, cessation, discontinuance
  • Enjoy - appreciate, delight in, be pleased, indulge in, luxuriate in, bask in, relish, devour, savor, like
  • Explain - elaborate, clarify, define, interpret, justify, account for
  • Fair - just, impartial, unbiased, objective, unprejudiced, honest
  • Fall - drop, descend, plunge, topple, tumble
  • False - fake, fraudulent, counterfeit, spurious, untrue, unfounded, erroneous, deceptive, groundless, fallacious
  • Famous - well-known, renowned, celebrated, famed, eminent, illustrious, distinguished, noted, notorious
  • Fast - quick, rapid, speedy, fleet, hasty, snappy, mercurial, swiftly, rapidly, quickly, snappily, speedily, lickety-split, posthaste, hastily, expeditiously, like a flash
  • Fat - stout, corpulent, fleshy, beefy, paunchy, plump, full, rotund, tubby, pudgy, chubby, chunky, burly, bulky, elephantine
  • Fear - fright, dread, terror, alarm, dismay, anxiety, scare, awe, horror, panic, apprehension
  • Fly - soar, hover, flit, wing, flee, waft, glide, coast, skim, sail, cruise
  • Funny - humorous, amusing, droll, comic, comical, laughable, silly
  • Get - acquire, obtain, secure, procure, gain, fetch, find, score, accumulate, win, earn, rep, catch, net, bag, derive, collect, gather, glean, pick up, accept, come by, regain, salvage
  • Go - recede, depart, fade, disappear, move, travel, proceed
  • Good - excellent, fine, superior, wonderful, marvelous, qualified, suited, suitable, apt, proper, capable, generous, kindly, friendly, gracious, obliging, pleasant, agreeable, pleasurable, satisfactory, well-behaved, obedient, honorable, reliable, trustworthy, safe, favorable, profitable, advantageous, righteous, expedient, helpful, valid, genuine, ample, salubrious, estimable, beneficial, splendid, great, noble, worthy, first-rate, top-notch, grand, sterling, superb, respectable, edifying
  • Great - noteworthy, worthy, distinguished, remarkable, grand, considerable, powerful, much, mighty
  • Gross - improper, rude, coarse, indecent, crude, vulgar, outrageous, extreme, grievous, shameful, uncouth, obscene, low
  • Happy - pleased, contented, satisfied, delighted, elated, joyful, cheerful, ecstatic, jubilant, gay, tickled, gratified, glad, blissful, overjoyed
  • Hate - despise, loathe, detest, abhor, disfavor, dislike, disapprove, abominate
  • Have - hold, possess, own, contain, acquire, gain, maintain, believe, bear, beget, occupy, absorb, fill, enjoy
  • Help - aid, assist, support, encourage, back, wait on, attend, serve, relieve, succor, benefit, befriend, abet
  • Hide - conceal, cover, mask, cloak, camouflage, screen, shroud, veil
  • Hurry - rush, run, speed, race, hasten, urge, accelerate, bustle
  • Hurt - damage, harm, injure, wound, distress, afflict, pain
  • Idea - thought, concept, conception, notion, understanding, opinion, plan, view, belief
  • Important - necessary, vital, critical, indispensable, valuable, essential, significant, primary, principal, considerable, famous, distinguished, notable, well-known
  • Interesting - fascinating, engaging, sharp, keen, bright, intelligent, animated, spirited, attractive, inviting, intriguing, provocative, though-provoking, challenging, inspiring, involving, moving, titillating, tantalizing, exciting, entertaining, piquant, lively, racy, spicy, engrossing, absorbing, consuming, gripping, arresting, enthralling, spellbinding, curious, captivating, enchanting, bewitching, appealing
  • Keep - hold, retain, withhold, preserve, maintain, sustain, support
  • Kill - slay, execute, assassinate, murder, destroy, cancel, abolish
  • Lazy - indolent, slothful, idle, inactive, sluggish
  • Little - tiny, small, diminutive, shrimp, runt, miniature, puny, exiguous, dinky, cramped, limited, itsy-bitsy, microscopic, slight, petite, minute
  • Look - gaze, see, glance, watch, survey, study, seek, search for, peek, peep, glimpse, stare, contemplate, examine, gape, ogle, scrutinize, inspect, leer, behold, observe, view, witness, perceive, spy, sight, discover, notice, recognize, peer, eye, gawk, peruse, explore
  • Love - like, admire, esteem, fancy, care for, cherish, adore, treasure, worship, appreciate, savor
  • Make - create, originate, invent, beget, form, construct, design, fabricate, manufacture, produce, build, develop, do, effect, execute, compose, perform, accomplish, earn, gain, obtain, acquire, get
  • Mark - label, tag, price, ticket, impress, effect, trace, imprint, stamp, brand, sign, note, heed, notice, designate
  • Mischievous - prankish, playful, naughty, roguish, waggish, impish, sportive
  • Move - plod, go, creep, crawl, inch, poke, drag, toddle, shuffle, trot, dawdle, walk, traipse, mosey, jog, plug, trudge, slump, lumber, trail, lag, run, sprint, trip, bound, hotfoot, high-tail, streak, stride, tear, breeze, whisk, rush, dash, dart, bolt, fling, scamper, scurry, skedaddle, scoot, scuttle, scramble, race, chase, hasten, hurry, hump, gallop, lope, accelerate, stir, budge, travel, wander, roam, journey, trek, ride, spin, slip, glide, slide, slither, coast, flow, sail, saunter, hobble, amble, stagger, paddle, slouch, prance, straggle, meander, perambulate, waddle, wobble, pace, swagger, promenade, lunge
  • Moody - temperamental, changeable, short-tempered, glum, morose, sullen, mopish, irritable, testy, peevish, fretful, spiteful, sulky, touchy
  • Neat - clean, orderly, tidy, trim, dapper, natty, smart, elegant, well-organized, super, desirable, spruce, shipshape, well-kept, shapely
  • New - fresh, unique, original, unusual, novel, modern, current, recent
  • Old - feeble, frail, ancient, weak, aged, used, worn, dilapidated, ragged, faded, broken-down, former, old-fashioned, outmoded, passe, veteran, mature, venerable, primitive, traditional, archaic, conventional, customary, stale, musty, obsolete, extinct
  • Part - portion, share, piece, allotment, section, fraction, fragment
  • Place - space, area, spot, plot, region, location, situation, position, residence, dwelling, set, site, station, status, state
  • Plan - plot, scheme, design, draw, map, diagram, procedure, arrangement, intention, device, contrivance, method, way, blueprint
  • Popular - well-liked, approved, accepted, favorite, celebrated, common, current
  • Predicament - quandary, dilemma, pickle, problem, plight, spot, scrape, jam
  • Put - place, set, attach, establish, assign, keep, save, set aside, effect, achieve, do, build
  • Quiet - silent, still, soundless, mute, tranquil, peaceful, calm, restful
  • Right - correct, accurate, factual, true, good, just, honest, upright, lawful, moral, proper, suitable, apt, legal, fair
  • Run - race, speed, hurry, hasten, sprint, dash, rush, escape, elope, flee
  • Say/Tell - inform, notify, advise, relate, recount, narrate, explain, reveal, disclose, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, enlighten, instruct, insist, teach, train, direct, issue, remark, converse, speak, affirm, suppose, utter, negate, express, verbalize, voice, articulate, pronounce, deliver, convey, impart, assert, state, allege, mutter, mumble, whisper, sigh, exclaim, yell, sing, yelp, snarl, hiss, grunt, snort, roar, bellow, thunder, boom, scream, shriek, screech, squawk, whine, philosophize, stammer, stutter, lisp, drawl, jabber, protest, announce, swear, vow, content, assure, deny, dispute
  • Scared - afraid, frightened, alarmed, terrified, panicked, fearful, unnerved, insecure, timid, shy, skittish, jumpy, disquieted, worried, vexed, troubled, disturbed, horrified, terrorized, shocked, petrified, haunted, timorous, shrinking, tremulous, stupefied, paralyzed, stunned, apprehensive
  • Show - display, exhibit, present, note, point to, indicate, explain, reveal, prove, demonstrate, expose
  • Slow - unhurried, gradual, leisurely, late, behind, tedious, slack
  • Stop - cease, halt, stay, pause, discontinue, conclude, end, finish, quit
  • Story - tale, myth, legend, fable, yarn, account, narrative, chronicle, epic, sage, anecdote, record, memoir
  • Strange - odd, peculiar, unusual, unfamiliar, uncommon, queer, weird, outlandish, curious, unique, exclusive, irregular
  • Take - hold, catch, seize, grasp, win, capture, acquire, pick, choose, select, prefer, remove, steal, lift, rob, engage, bewitch, purchase, buy, retract, recall, assume, occupy, consume
  • Tell - disclose, reveal, show, expose, uncover, relate, narrate, inform, advise, explain, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, recount, repeat
  • Think - judge, deem, assume, believe, consider, contemplate, reflect, mediate
  • Trouble - distress, anguish, anxiety, worry, wretchedness, pain, danger, peril, disaster, grief, misfortune, difficulty, concern, pains, inconvenience, exertion, effort
  • True - accurate, right, proper, precise, exact, valid, genuine, real, actual, trusty, steady, loyal, dependable, sincere, staunch
  • Ugly - hideous, frightful, frightening, shocking, horrible, unpleasant, monstrous, terrifying, gross, grisly, ghastly, horrid, unsightly, plain, homely, evil, repulsive, repugnant, gruesome
  • Unhappy - miserable, uncomfortable, wretched, heart-broken, unfortunate, poor, downhearted, sorrowful, depressed, dejected, melancholy, glum, gloomy, dismal, discouraged, sad
  • Use - employ, utilize, exhaust, spend, expend, consume, exercise
  • Wrong - incorrect, inaccurate, mistaken, erroneous, improper, unsuitable
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stellagibsoning:

après moi, le déluge; songs for queens without thrones clutching desperately at the ruins of their kingdom, madly clawing at those who try to pry the crowns from their heads

i. bones / ms mr
ii. après moi / regina spektor
iii. broken crown / mumford & sons
iv. seven devils / florence + the machine
v. daniel in the den / bastille
vi. royals / lorde
vii. riot rhythm / sleigh bells
viii. leave my body / florence + the machine
ix. darken her horse / austra

[listen]

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Ikiaq Robinthe free spirited, wandering queen of the high north. Ikiaq has not been seen in her own territory in twenty years. Rumour has it that she fell in love and gave birth, but no one can prove it.

Ikiaq Robin
the free spirited, wandering queen of the high north. Ikiaq has not been seen in her own territory in twenty years. Rumour has it that she fell in love and gave birth, but no one can prove it.

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Obscure Color Words

  • albicant: whitish; becoming white
  • amaranthine: immortal; undying; deep purple-red colour
  • aubergine: eggplant; a dark purple colour
  • azure: light or sky blue; the heraldic colour blue
  • celadon: pale green; pale green glazed pottery
  • cerulean: sky-blue; dark blue; sea-green
  • chartreuse: yellow-green colour
  • cinnabar: red crystalline mercuric sulfide pigment; deep red or scarlet colour
  • citrine: dark greenish-yellow
  • eburnean: of or like ivory; ivory-coloured
  • erythraean: reddish colour
  • flavescent: yellowish or turning yellow
  • greige: of a grey-beige colour
  • haematic: blood coloured
  • heliotrope: purplish hue; purplish-flowered plant; ancient sundial; signalling mirror
  • hoary: pale silver-grey colour; grey with age
  • isabelline: greyish yellow
  • jacinthe: orange colour
  • kermes: brilliant red colour; a red dye derived from insects
  • lovat: grey-green; blue-green
  • madder: red dye made from brazil wood; a reddish or red-orange colour
  • mauve: light bluish purple
  • mazarine: rich blue or reddish-blue colour
  • russet: reddish brown
  • sable: black; dark; of a black colour in heraldry
  • saffron: orange-yellow
  • sarcoline: flesh-coloured
  • smaragdine: emerald green
  • tilleul: pale yellowish-green
  • titian: red-gold, reddish brown
  • vermilion: bright red
  • virid: green
  • viridian: chrome green
  • xanthic: yellow
  • zinnober: chrome green
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Leonne PeacockThe glamorous queen of the southern trading country, Leonne is known for taking many lovers and being extravagant. She keeps lions as pets in her court and wears shoes of gold.

Leonne Peacock
The glamorous queen of the southern trading country, Leonne is known for taking many lovers and being extravagant. She keeps lions as pets in her court and wears shoes of gold.

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madmen-and-skeptics:

Dream Cast → Marisa Quinn as Litonya Hummingbird

madmen-and-skeptics:

Dream Cast → Marisa Quinn as Litonya Hummingbird

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