"I firmly believe in small gestures: pay for their coffee, hold the door for strangers, over tip, smile or try to be kind even when you don’t feel like it, pay compliments, chase the kid’s runaway ball down the sidewalk and throw it back to him, try to be larger than you are— particularly when it’s difficult. People do notice, people appreciate. I appreciate it when it’s done to (for) me. Small gestures can be an effort, or actually go against our grain (“I’m not a big one for paying compliments…”), but the irony is that almost every time you make them, you feel better about yourself. For a moment life suddenly feels lighter, a bit more Gene Kelly dancing in the rain."
""They have so much chemistry, it’s literally insane," he explained. “If they were our friends in real life, we would all be going, ‘Dude, why aren’t you two together?’ […]
As you probably already know, the character of Felicity Smoak wasn’t part of the plan in the beginning – or even when they first introduced her. “Once we saw those dailies and we saw what Emily [Bett Rickards] did to Stephen [Amell], especially early on, it was just this thing that just kept growing and growing and growing,” he shared."
Andrew Kreisberg about Olicity (x)
SO I’ve become obsessed with the show Arrow, so it’ll be appearing on my infrequent dash A LOT. Obsessed I say! Obsessed! It’s serious, this thing I have with this show. It’s quickly approaching favorite shows of all time just in the two seasons they have so far (Firefly is up there with just 13 episodes so length isn’t a factor at alll). Get ready, this is happening.
idk why but i’m picturing him on the train going to hogwarts
WHAT IF HE IS A PROFESSOR AT HOGWARTS
Finally, a decent Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher.
oh god yes
John is the new flying instructor and Quidditch referee, who retired from his professional Quidditch career after some kind of accident
Lestrade is the Transfiguration teacher
Molly is a nurse
Jim teaches Potions
Anderson and Donovan are the annoying as fuck prefects
Mycroft holds a minor position in the Ministry of Magic
Boom. Someone fic this.
Oh look it’s Professor Benedict.
We saw what you did there, Rainbow.
(See page 414, US hardcover)
IT’S PROFESSOR BENEDICT.
BRAIN ASPLODE perfect crossover. Esp Sherlock as Defense teacher. Molly as nurse yess.
(Source: benedict--cumberbatch, via joanday)
#ok so obviously i can't be reading comics at work
#so i decided to read character biographies instead
#because that's pretty safe
#and then i got to thinking about the whole romanov/romanoff thing with natasha's name
#(like it really genuinely bothers me that everyone tags it differently)
#but anyway then i got into naming conventions and that's fascinating dude!
#so that's how this happened
What happens on slow days at work, you ask?
her tags cuz theyre important: ok so obviously i can’t be reading comics at work,so i decided to read character biographies instead,because that’s pretty safe,and then i got to thinking about the whole romanov/romanoff thing with natasha’s name,(like it really genuinely bothers me that everyone tags it differently),but anyway then i got into naming conventions and that’s fascinating dude!,so that’s how this happened,random personal,thefrenchmajor
OMG I’ve totally looked up naming conventions and think theyre pretty fascinating as well! different cultures using different systems w different meanings & what that says ab culture (First Last Name in Western, individual centric societies; Last First Name in Eastern family centric societies). Anyway, fun! lol!
I’m a library girl. I was too poor to buy books but I always had my local libraries. I have a fierce and protective love of libraries because I can’t even imagine what would have happened to me if I didn’t have them. Books build our imagination and give children hope for a better world. But kids who grow up in lower income and even lower middle class income families, don’t have the luxury to buy any book they want. When a kid relies on free breakfast and lunch at school for their only meal of the day, they don’t have the money for a book, no matter how much they long for them. But libraries, public and school libraries, are lifesavers and librarians are heroes. Please don’t ever forget how important libraries are.
^^^ Yes, this!