piercepenniless:

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Phrases often take on lives of their own. I noticed this when reading a social media conversation where a queer friend said to a straight person “you do not experience structural homophobia, so…” It got me thinking about what that ‘structural’ is doing in that sentence. The ‘structural’ has…

fatras:

Serge Lutens

bbcradio3:

20 June 1974, in BBC One’s ‘Play for Today' strand, in which British television drama was defined during the 1970s. The play is Dennis Potter's 'Schmoedipus'. Tim Curry, 28 - almost a year after he opened in The Rocky Horror Show at the Royal Court and a few months before he began shooting the movie - plays one of Potter’s many implausible visitors, seducing a woman he claims is his mother in a riff on the ‘Oedipus Schmoedipus’ gag. In the top picture, Curry, during production. In the bottom one, Dennis Potter himself in 1978.

Listen to Matthew Sweet’s feature about the playwright: ‘With Aggressive Affection’, with contributions from friends and collaborators Michael Grade, Melvyn Bragg, Alan Yentob, Janet Suzman, Kika Markham, Kenith Trodd, Jon Amiel and Tony Garnett, on the Radio 3 web site now or download it to keep.

idreamofaworldofcouture:

FKA Twigs photographed by Inez & Vinoodh for Dazed & Confused Spring/Summer 2014 

Sweet peas, garden bouquet

Blue garden spider

Bees and buddleja

Glastonbury Festival Kit

Le Vent Nous Portera by Metide

the-garden-of-delights:

"Flora and the Zephyrs" (1897) (detail) by John William Waterhouse (1849-1917).