"So it goes."

"Eheu, fugaces labuntur anni."

An entire life spent reading would have fulfilled my every desire; I already knew that at the age of seven. The texture of the world is painful, inadequate; unalterable, or so it seems to me. Really, I believe that an entire life spent reading would have suited me best.
Such a life has not been granted me.

—Michel Houellebecq, Whatever (via larmoyante)

weirdvintage:

In 1932, Dr. Archibald Purves from England designed the Dynasphere.  He believed that one huge wheel encompassing five passengers was far more efficient than a car with four wheels.  The biggest issue was that it steered quite poorly.  (via)

weirdvintage:

In 1932, Dr. Archibald Purves from England designed the Dynasphere.  He believed that one huge wheel encompassing five passengers was far more efficient than a car with four wheels.  The biggest issue was that it steered quite poorly.  (via)

(via fastcodesign)

yatzer:

Jean Patchett in evening gown by Jean Dessès from his Spring collection, photo by Norman Parkinson for Vogue, 1950.

yatzer:

Jean Patchett in evening gown by Jean Dessès from his Spring collection, photo by Norman Parkinson for Vogue, 1950.

I dreamed that we woke up.

—Six word story