fuckyeahexistentialism:

"On the shelves were the books bound in a cardboard-like material, pale, like tanned human skin, and the manuscripts were intact. In spite of the room’s having been shut up for many years, the air seemed fresher than in the rest of the house. Everything was so recent that several weeks later, when Úrsula went into the room with a pail of water and a brush to wash the floor, there was nothing for her to do. Aureliano Segundo was deep in the reading of a book. Although it had no cover and the title did not appear anywhere, the boy enjoyed the story of a woman who sat at a table and ate nothing but kernels of rice, which she picked up with a pin, and the story of the fisherman who borrowed a weight for his net from a neighbor and when he gave him a fish in payment later it had a diamond in its stomach, and the one about the lamp that fulfilled wishes and about flying carpets. Surprised, he asked Úrsula if all that was true and she answered him that it was, that many years ago the gypsies had brought magic lamps and flying mats to Macondo.

“What’s happening,” she sighed, “is that the world is slowly coming to an end and those things don’t come here any more.””

Gabriel García Márquez

(Source: agooddaytodie)

(Reblogged from fuckyeahexistentialism)

cookingwithray:

make a wish                                                 rchorneau

'Course I'm respectable. I'm old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.

                                       Noah Cross 

(Reblogged from cookingwithray)

make a wish                                                 rchorneau

amare-habeo:

James Abbot McNeill Whilstler (1834-1903)

Green and Silver - The Three Clouds, 1885

(Reblogged from filipijnsebelofte)

amare-habeo:

Rainer Fetting (born in 1949 in Germany) - Melancholic NY Cop Brian, 2003

Oil on canvas

(Reblogged from filipijnsebelofte)
(Reblogged from mentaltimetraveller)
(Reblogged from alongtimealone)

urgetocreate:

Claude Monet, Cliff near Dieppe, 1896

(Reblogged from nothing-but-vices)

bofransson:

RAGNAR SANDBERG, “Bathers”

(Reblogged from nothing-but-vices)

bofransson:

Cortile di via Fondazza Giorgio Morandi

(Reblogged from annamariapotamiti)

bofransson:

JOHN MCNAIRN

1911 - 2009

Eyemouth Sea Shore, Jour de Fete

1948

(Reblogged from bofransson)

blastedheath:

Louis Valtat (French, 1869-1952), La Baie d’Agay, c.1894. Oil on canvas, 65 x 80 cm.

(Reblogged from alongtimealone)

popgoesred:

Milton Avery

Sunset at Sea

1960
32 x 46 inches

(Reblogged from m-i-c-h-a-e--l)

wasbella102:

Norman Wilkinson: The Pilot

(Reblogged from breezingby)
thomerama:

Jamie Chase

thomerama:

Jamie Chase

(Reblogged from nothing-but-vices)