My skin absorbs the suns rays and my hair defies gravity.

You can’t tell me I’m not magical.

(via ekom-aka-makoma)


Prepositions in Italian! Thanks to jaimetalangue for the translations!

You are the blue dot.

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so cute.

(via chauxie)


i will do a lot of things but admitting im cold to my mum who told me to bring a jacket isn’t one of them

(via totestola)

If you spend enough time reading or writing, you find a voice, but you also find certain tastes. You find certain writers who when they write, it makes your own brain voice like a tuning fork, and you just resonate with them. And when that happens, reading those writers … becomes a source of unbelievable joy. It’s like eating candy for the soul.

And I sometimes have a hard time understanding how people who don’t have that in their lives make it through the day.

— David Foster Wallace (via forcingit)

(via de-cive)

How To Talk To Babies About Marxist Theory

  • BABY: [builds tower with blocks]
  • ME: ok this is very good
  • under capitalism massive building projects are constructed through wage slavery
  • and through their sheer size and scale intimidate and pacify the masses
  • so this is a great comment
  • BABY: [knocks over tower]
  • ME: that’s right


calabash dress, oumou sy, dakar fashion week, 1998

africa is in style

(via africanexistence)

“Meanwhile, the presumed stockpile of penis photos taken by Hollywood actors remains curiously untouched”
— A line from an EW article questioning why it’s only women in Hollywood who have their privacy violated x (via pansycakeofwesteros)

(via oliviawesome)

“Dans la psychologie jungienne, l’ombre signifie le subconscient, ou tout ce que nous voudrions cacher […]Mais en Afrique, il a une signification différente. C’est un endroit où vous cacher du soleil. En Afrique, la couleur de la mort est blanc, pas noir.”
— Viviane Sassen (via manufactoriel)

(via franticcurls)


Let the plantain congregation say amen

Amen oo!

(via ekom-aka-makoma)