April 3rd, 2014

penguin show off (a young girl meeting a penguin for the first time), c. 1950s

photographer unknown, published by retro-reproductions

» similar one here, more of my people with their animals/ funny animals posts here

March 18th, 2014

giant violin

the over 12 feet tall is tuned by two girls, one on a ladder at the frog and the other with a bow standing on the floor by the bridge, usa, 1900-1909. © buyenlarge/ getty images.

March 4th, 2014

charing cross looking east, 'a morning walk', uk, 1955

© glasgow museums/ the bridgeman art library, from the 1955 partick camera club photographic survey of glasgow

February 6th, 2014
Futile Devices
Sufjan Stevens
The Age of Adz

and i would say i love you
but saying it out loud is hard
so i won’t say it at all

and i won’t stay very long

but you are the life i needed all along
i think of you as my brother
although that sounds dumb

and words are futile devices…

sufjan stevensfutile devices
posted by/ thanks to sadboyfriend

Reblogged from 何か? いたい。
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