A Royal Affair (2012) | dir. Nikolaj Arcel

finally finished my dumb take home

Don’t listen to the malicious comments of those friends who, never taking any risks themselves, can only see other people’s failures.

—Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho

natgeotravel:

Loggia Della Signoria, Florence
Photograph by Berthold Steinhilber, laif/Redux

natgeotravel:

Loggia Della Signoria, Florence

Photograph by Berthold Steinhilber, laif/Redux

deadpaint:

Valentin Serov, Portrait of Izabella Grunberg (1910)

deadpaint:

Valentin Serov, Portrait of Izabella Grunberg (1910)

darkryemag:

Phones are great, but phones aren’t cameras. They’re little point-and-shoots. Every now and then, take out the proper one, the camera with lineage. Bring it along and remember your friends and your neighbourhood exactly as it is, right now—in the way that only a proper camera can.

the french version of the aquarium channel is the only thing getting me through this take-home exam tbh

stephenmackey:

Crown of Roses
'Oil on Wood, Fifteen by Nineteen Inches'
stephenmackey.com / ingofincke.com

stephenmackey:

Crown of Roses

'Oil on Wood, Fifteen by Nineteen Inches'

stephenmackey.com / ingofincke.com

Our modern conception of human excellence is too often impoverished, cold, and bloodless. Success does not always come from thinking more rigorously or striving harder.

Trying Not To Try – fantastic read on the paradoxical art of serendipity and how to master it using the Chinese concept of wu-wei.

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