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Travel blog: luckygutsy

I'm poly, queer, rabidly pro-Palestinian, punk, a writer, and kind of a sketchy vagabond. I'm usually angry.

Current city: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Current job: hostel management
Last city: Bergen, Norway
Last job: hostel reception in Ramallah, Palestine

This blog: history, politics, art, music, travel, literature, whatever really.

Feel free to ask me questions about cheap/free travel! There is not enough info about it out there, esp. for women.

THIS BLOG WILL NEVER BE NSFW. If yours is, please tag nsfw posts. It may seem silly but please do it anyways.

dat-soldier:

officialunitedstates:

I want to be the first person on the moon to shoot a sniper rifle at earth and hit a wasp nest.  my whole life so far is leading up to that moment

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(via lord-kitschener)

trotskay:

went to an American restaurant today!!!! ‘ello mate!!!!!! put forks in my hair to show my love for these Westerners’ food!!! Haha!!!!! Ha!!!! Ha!!! Ha!!! Ha  !

(Source: frantzofanon, via yingle-bells)

Life update (current location: Rodrigues, Mauritius)

Opportunity to practice French: check

Cute boy dozing in underwear: check

Local beer: check

Cute boy apologizes for “being a paperweight” while I’m writing, moves over without being asked: check

Bed made: not yet

Shower: not yet, not sure if available on this island

Fresh fruit: check

Survived first ocean passage, Maldives to Mauritius on a 43-foot sailing thingumy: checkidy check check

rakalak:

huffingtonpost:

Studies show that women apologize more than men, often for perfectly reasonable acts like, you know, taking up space. 

So watch this Pantene commercial here to inspire you to stop saying sorry for no reason. 

i like the difference between all of these relationships.. like professional, personal, strangers..

(Source: youtube.com, via amberrosesshavedhead)

rebeccathehistorian:

stuffmomnevertoldyou:

Everyone’s heard of Rosie the Riveter, but what about her forgotten WW1 predecessor, the Farmerette?

When I first saw this, I thought, “Oh the Land Girls!”

Oops. (Kind-of.)

The Land Girls were during World War II.

(via themastersbeard)

thesurroundingbeauty:

joelmillers:

coldwarqueer:

in russian they dont say “i love you” they say “пожирать плоть капиталистов” which means “we are one and the same” and i think thats beautiful

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That seems right

(via ravingcelt009)

Evolution of the English Language

mediumaevum:

  • Old 

Hwæt. We Gardena in geardagum,
þeodcyninga, þrym gefrunon,
hu ða æþelingas ellen fremedon.

  • Middle 

Ye seken lond and see for your wynnynges,
As wise folk ye knowen all th’estaat 
Of regnes; ye been fadres of tydynges
And tales, bothe of pees and of debaat.

  • Early Modern (early phase)

So whan the duke and his wyf were comyn unto the Kynge, by the meanes of grete lordes they were accorded bothe. The kynge lyked and loved this lady wel, and he made them grete chere oute of mesure – and desyred to have lyen by her. But she was a passyng good woman and wold not assente unto the Kyng.

  • Early Modern (later phase)

Men at some time are masters of their fates:
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings.

  • Modern

lol wut

lord-kitschener:

asthoughshewereasleep:

saxifraga-x-urbium:

outoflullabies:

lord-kitschener:

wilfredowen:

lord-kitschener:

"Oh, that’s Wilfred Owen…he’s almost too gay to function."

"it’s not my fault you’re like, in love with me or something" - siegfried sassoon to wilfred owen, 1918

“Raise your hand if you have ever been personally victimized by shell-shock.”

"He’s a life ruiner. He ruins people’s lives" - siegfried sassoon on robert graves, probably.

"If you’re ‘of Arabia’, why are you white?"

"Oh my GOD, Allenby, you can’t just ask people why they’re white!"

"I just wish I could write you all a lengthy, complicated, misunderstood work full of deaths by drowning and games of chess. And then something about cats. And everyone just live in free verse and be happy…"

"T. S. Eliot didn’t even fight in the War!"

"Did you not fight in the War?"

"No… I am not Prince Hamlet nor was…"

"OK, go home."

*Eliot leaves muttering about coffee spoons*

Sassoon, about Robert Graves: “The weird thing about hanging out with Robert was that I could hate him, and at the same time, I still wanted him to like me.”

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