ruffle of the week
Portrait of Joan Bennett.
It was then that Baby A woke, and settled down to a really good wail.
Mr. Young hadn’t had to quiet a screaming baby for years. He’d never been much good at it to start with. He’d always respected Sir Winston Churchill, and patting small versions of him on the bottom had always seemed ungracious.
‘Welcome to the world,’ he said wearily. ‘You get used to it after a while.’
The baby shut its mouth and glared at him as if he were a recalcitrant general.
Good Omens, by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
My all-time favourite use of the word ‘recalcitrant’.
(A note: I posted this after just having seen a tweet by Neil Gaiman. Apparently this led to totally my forgetting to credit Terry Pratchett.)
Sound makes a difference.
They’re just too precious not to be my new OTP
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Fallout 3 Monopoly // by Dustin Clinton
I really want this :D
Check out his Fallout 3 Monopoly Project HERE
my monopoly collection needs this!
The Last Will and Testament of Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
“To Ronald Bilius Weasley, I leave my Deluminator, in the hope that he will remember me when he uses it.”
“To Miss Hermione Jean Granger, I leave my copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, in the hope that she will find it entertaining and instructive.”
“To Harry James Potter, I leave the Snitch he caught in his first Quidditch match at Hogwarts, as a reminder of the rewards of perseverance and skill.”
— Deathly Hallows, ch.7 “The Will of Albus Dumbledore”
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