Archives for the Month of October, 2021

kanbukai.com 2021-10-31 00:00:12

I used to be nice like you, actually did have some pity for the poor bugger at the start, around the time of the EIFF where he came out as her plus one, (the year before they met and started dating 🙄, but I digress) but I got over it. He’s a family…something. Family friend, family secret, whatever, from before narrative days and that seemed like an obvious choice for this role. That would seem to imply some kind of a bond, some wish to do right by her, some stake in how you show up. But he’s done nothing to add to the image and everything to make her look like a woman trapped. If he can’t make the effort to look halfassedly interested when her name is called at the Golden Globes or wear clean shoes to the Oscars and maybe not tell the press that he finds the whole affair boring, then I’m not stretching to defend him. I say what I feel here and nowhere else. If he finds out that I think he’s a deadbeat it’s because he came here and read it or someone else did and went public with it, and neither of those things are on me. I’m past caring.

kanbukai.com 2021-10-30 23:53:23

gasparodasalo:

Happy Halloween!Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Suite for Solo Cello in c-minor, BWV 1011, IV. Sarabande. Performed by Pieter Wispelwey, baroque cello.

kanbukai.com 2021-10-30 23:49:51

thevisualvamp:Poema danced by two of my favorites for @rudiruepel

kanbukai.com 2021-10-30 09:00:56

flyinghome-againstthewind:

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Summary: An exploration of Claire & Jamie’s story if their firstborn had lived and they had the chance to be parents together of wee Faith Fraser before the Battle of Culloden.

Chapter 23

“She’s not in labor.”

The physician’s pronouncement was rather anticlimactic, but still brought a flush of embarrassment to Claire’s face. She busied herself by straightening the folds of her skirts where she sat up in bed and hoped just once her feelings weren’t on display for all to see. The fact that the physician had said this to Jamie ‒ that he directed all of his comments to Jamie instead of her ‒ left a bitter taste in her mouth.

Between the nightmares and the flashbacks of Faith’s birth, the sudden feeling of false labor pains had sent her mind spiraling into panic. By the time she’d realized what was really happening, certain wheels were already in motion and she had been powerless to stop them, like the housemaid who had heard the commotion and fetched the physician who was a complete stranger to them.

Of course when she’d tried to explain to him that she wasn’t in active labor, that had fallen on deaf ears. Not just a stranger, but a condescending asshole…

Jamie, bless him, promptly escorted the man out as soon as he would leave, but there was still the feeling of all eyes on her as some of the house staff lingered in the room. Claire wanted to crawl right out of her skin and disappear. She’d had one moment of weakness where she let her fears get the better of her, and all this was the result.

The warm weight of Fergus’s head came to rest on her shoulder and she breathed in deeply. Her hand came up to hold him there, cradling his cheek. “It’s alright. I’m alright.”

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kanbukai.com 2021-10-30 08:52:12

tinynebula:rod1on:americans *see a third world country doing something progressive*: how come those disgusting SAVAGES are ahead of US??? Latinamerica in general is ahead of the USA in countless things. human rights. labor laws. education policies. he…

kanbukai.com 2021-10-29 22:15:05

bocekcicek:

Watanabe Shōtei (1851-1918)

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