"It’s been 14 years, and still not a day goes by that I don’t miss your dad."
I think one of the most significant moments you can have as a language learner is when you know the meaning of a word, but you can’t explain it in your native language. Because, as frustrating as it may be, it does confirm that that particular language is carving out its own autonomous little nook of your brain.
But they obsess over Finland instead of Japan.
"MOI. MY NAME IS JANE SMITH, BUT YOU CAN CALL ME TAHTI VANHANEN. I EAT SALMIAKKI FOR DINNER. THEN I GO INTO MY MAKESHIFT SAUNA THAT I MADE BY PUTTING A HOT GEORGE FOREMAN GRILL IN A RUNNING SHOWER WITH THE DOOR CLOSED AND LISTEN TO METAL. VOI PERKELE!!!! I’M AMERICAN BY BIRTH BUT FINNISH AT HEART. SUOOOOOOOOOMIIIIIII FINLAND IN MY HEART FOREEEEEEVEEEEEERRRRR! MOI FOR NOW."
I took a panoramic photo at a concert and lights changed in the middle of it. This is the result
Life inside the Bolshoi Theatre:photographs by Olya Ivanova for the Telegraph and American Airlines
More here, she takes beautiful photos so go check them out!!
book covers - third year at hogwarts
Marauders Appreciation Week [2/7] - One Death Eater
To the Dark Lord,
I know I will be dead long before you read this but I want you to know that it was I who discovered your secret. I have stolen the real Horcrux and intend to destroy it as soon as I can. I face death in the hope that when you meet your match you will be mortal once more.