I love Neil Gaiman so damn much. Best advice on how to raise a reader—let them read…whatever they want to read.
Historical footage of the last T-Rex serving his country.
1. to make holy; sanctify; consecrate.
2. to honour as holy; consider sacred; venerate.
Etymology: from Middle English hal(o)wen, Old English hālgian, cognate with German heiligen, Old Norse helga, derivative of hālig, “holy”.
Jan Parker’s illustrations for the 1971 Peter Haining book, Witchcraft and Black Magic.
Théophile Schuler - Le Char de la Mort (detail)
1. Archaic: malicious; cruel; spiteful.
2. Archaic: full of contempt or ill will; opprobrious; insulting.
Etymology: variant of Middle English despitous < Anglo-French; Old French despiteus, equivalent to despit, “despite , “malice” + -eus -eous, an adjectival suffix with the meanings “composed of,” “resembling, having the nature of”.
gif from the video “gallows” by Cocorosie
Terry Pratchett in Men at Arms, a Discworld book.
A symphonic poem after A.K. Tolstoy
yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees yes yes yes
1. dusk; a period of time occurring at the end of the day during which the sun sets.
2. dawn; the morning twilight period immediately before sunrise.
3. twilight; the diffused light from the sky during the early evening or early morning when the sun is below the horizon and its light is refracted by the earth’s atmosphere.
Etymology: from Middle High German demere, from Old High German demar.
Neil Gaiman, during an interview with Robin Young on Here and Now