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A whiter shade of pale: an elegant noblewoman walks through a bleak landscape and turns back to see a white peacock. It follows her & is fascinated by the pearl jewellery she holds up. She wears a flowing white lehenga & an orange chunarī.
Nurpur, Odisha, 1795 – 1805 #India (via @LloydLlewJ)

Today’s treadmill movie is… The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

The Sweepers’ Dance, Simon Black (1958-2008), 1996,
Royal Free Hospital (via @BoutsofHysteria)

‘Cherry Trees in Winter.’ In later life Edward Burra turned more and more to landscapes. To some, these are the most beautiful and most serene works of his career as he turns away from man to nature – most were painted at his Rye home in Sussex. (via @ahistoryinart)

Latin, we’re going to have to have a chat about this gender binary situation… 🙂

I’ve been meditating regularly for a few years now. It was recommended to me to help with my rather over-active amygdala. It can be a bit exhausting to constantly be ready to fight, flee, or freeze. This seems to be an accessible introduction. Headspace Guide to Meditation

So I’m learning Latin… and you might well ask why – or, more appropriately, what the fuck is wrong with you? I missed out on learning Latin in school but my mother’s Latin was perfect. (Dad had Ancient Greek and Hebrew covered.) Latin is the basis for much of English and since – as you may have noticed – I’m quite interested in words, I think it would be a handy thing for me to know. Maybe Ancient Greek next… @duolingo