Stuff, quotes, pictures about literature and opera





Forget me not

In Slovene, these are called ‘spominčice’, which would loosely translate into ‘little memories’. The different perception of the world through different languages is fascinating to me. 

And yet both refer to memory. Weird how they converge on that. What about tiny blue flowers says “something to do with remembering”?

PART 2: Eugene Onegin - Anna Netrebko (Tatiana), Mariusz Kwiecien (Onegin), Piotr Beczala (Lensky) & Oksana Volkova (Olga)

- Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera (2013)

Such beautiful photos… 

I know you despise me; allow me to say, it is because you do not understand me.

(Source: alishenciya)



Benedict Cumberbatch’s Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Sherlock AU in which Sherlock and John Watson keep getting attacked by masked bandits with video cameras and buckets of ice water…when finally unmasked, the bandits confess, “We were only trying to raise money for a good cause.”