June72014

sixpenceee:

guykneecologist:

This.

omfg reblogging till the end of time

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atlasobscura:

Book Towns: Where Reading is the Reason to Live

Some small towns in the rural reaches that lost their former industries have reimagined themselves as "book towns." By filling empty storefronts with used and antiquarian bookshops, and hosting literary festivals, the goal is to attract new visitors in the form of bibliophiles. 

The book towns are officially united through the International Organisation of Book Towns. The movement started in 1961 with Richard Booth in Hay-on-Wye in Wales, and now includes towns across Europe and in Malaysia, Korea, and Australia. However, the drive for a sustainable tourism development program in these rural areas has hit some hurdles in recent years with the consolidation of the used book trade online and rise of the e-book. As Adrian Turpin, director of the literary festival in Wigtown, Scotland’s book town, told the BBC in 2012:

"There was a time when second-hand book sellers in book towns were first of all selling books and secondly selling the experience of browsing. Now it is almost the other way around."

Despite these recent changes in the literary landscape, the book towns thrive on.

For five of our favorites, keep reading on Atlas Obscura… 

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get to know me meme: [2/10] current celebrity crushes → james mcavoy

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ghostcrabdelight:

I’m going to a gala tonight so have a random made up selfie~

ghostcrabdelight:

I’m going to a gala tonight so have a random made up selfie~


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utopiacontent:

Lil’ Bear and Tala the wolf were inseparable growing up and are still best friends!

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May292014

shiveringwithcold:

noturoverlyattachedgirlfriend:

This is why we NEED feminism.

this post fucked me up

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kickass-pics:

it comes with 2 subwoofers 

kickass-pics:

it comes with 2 subwoofers 

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