Watching LOST with Sarah and Grace
… is really just me trolling them while waiting for their freaked out reactions.
Book Ron was an interesting, attractive and relatable character, and I feel that the movies really unfairly relegated him to the position of comic relief. The dynamics of the trio had to be simplified into hero + heroine + mascot, and that robbed us of a truly fascinating…
On the 7th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, let us hold up a lit wand to the reality that is Ronald Bilious Weasley.
Whoever did this thank you. I absolutely needed this today. :)
The Haunting Beauty of World War II Bomb Craters by Henning Rogge via City Lab
"Little evidence exists of the violence that created such landscapes. Rogge’s photographs of these places point to this disconnect—the way violent histories can later appear as placid sites of remembrance. In their pairing of current serenity with past rupture, he asks the viewer to consider the healing effect of time: If this scarred landscape has recovered from the war’s violence, can a country, or a person, heal in the same way?”
This image immediately made me thing of C.S. Lewis’ “The Wood Between the Worlds”.