15 days of fanmixes | dovah queen - an all instrumental mix for a female dragonborn
1. Skyrim Main Theme - Lindsey Stirling and Peter Hollens |2. Dracarys - Ramin Djawadi | 3. Sands of Time - Audiomachine | 4. Wolf Blood - Adrian von Ziegler | 5. One They Fear - Jeremy Soule | 6. Age of Dragons - Audiomachine | 7. Ocean Princess - Thomas Bergersen | 8. Strenght of a Thousand Men (Instrumental Core Remix) - Two Steps From Hell | 9. Ferelden at War - Inon Zur | 10. Watch the Skies - Jeremy Soule | 11. Coronation - James Newton Howard | 12. The Dragonborn Comes - Malukah
Art by Santeri.
A guy at a princess store in Disneyland was asking me if I related to Merida in any way and I was like
“I don’t know man. I’m more of an Elinor.”
And he busted out laughing.
What I love most about this movie is that shows that being a princess is not wearing a beautiful dress, marrying a prince and live happily ever after, but a job, a hard job with duties and responsibilities were a lot of people depend on you
being the Lady of a medieval estate was SUCH AN IMPORTANT FUCKING JOB AND SO FUCKING FULL OF HARD WORK WHICH MEDIEVAL MEN ACKNOWLEDGED TBH
(one problem with perception of medieval gender roles is that most of the people who were writing, especially those who were writing HISTORY, were CLERGYMEN who had never been married and lived in a weird situation cut off from the way the rest of the world worked and had like no actual life experience with the real world - and then popular culture’s idea of it has been heavily informed by VICTORIAN choices of who and what to translate and popularize)
upper class medieval women were expected to run and manage the entire estate that they got from their husband (or that they already had in their own right through inheritance or as their marriage portion), a job which was acknowledged as being way difficult and requiring a wife with strength and fortitude and business sense if you wanted to be a successful person
they were the HR managers of households that might have over a hundred people in, and tho a duchess or a queen would certainly not go to the store to do the household shopping, and she probably had a steward to assist her, it was ultimately her responsibility to know what things were needed for that household, to make sure that the appropriate people obtained those things, to oversee the use of the household materials, to make sure that EVERYTHING got done so that ALL those people could live and work smoothly. they wrote letters and managed the business of the estate and networked with other members of the nobility for both important game-of-thrones political reasons and for smaller more personal reasons like ‘that guy has a really nice deer chase, so if i send him some marmalade from our garden, he might send some venison back as a return gift”
even in lower class households mom managed everything and women were basically considered to be shrewder and have better heads for that particularly kind of business than men and choosing a wise wife was the best thing you could do for yourself as a man who intended to be successful
they were like hands-on CEOs and shit yo and don’t get me wrong society was sexist as fuck and they were limited as hell in what they could do and everything was classist beyond belief but no way was being a noblewoman just a matter of sitting up a tower looking pretty & the contributions that they made are so important
also, the ladies of castles were responsible for defense when their husband was away at war (which happened a lot), so while personally participating in battle was unusual (though not entirely unheard-of) they did often find themselves in strategic command. and in wartime they frequently functioned as a sort of de facto logistics officer.
oh, and has anyone mentioned diplomacy. because an arranged marriage is only the START of a princess’s diplomatic career. the alliance she forges with her marriage is one she’s responsible for maintaining her entire life. unless she decides to go ahead and take over the country; that’s been an option too from time to time. :D
suddenly i really want to see a disney movie about a princess AFTER the wedding — forging a political bond with her new husband, defending the castle, sending troops and supplies to make sure he comes home from the war, reading secret reports from her spies in the enemy’s court… *swoon*
And I’ve tried to touch on this with Merida, because ALL OF THIS? THIS is why Merida has absolutely ZERO desire to get married or (eventually) become Queen. Because it means her life - every second of her free time - going down the drain as she becomes more and more tangled up in running the castle AND the kingdom.
(This is also why Elinor’s such a freaking BAMF, she’s got this shit down, man.)
so since the morning after pill doesnt work for people over 165lbs
are they going to change the formula? or are they just labeling it now with this new information
my bad its 176 but yea
wowowow this is v important for anyone over this weight limit if u are plz read this
Oi, a quick Google says the major news sources running this are Mother Jones, the Daily Mail, and fucking Rush Limbaugh.
Here is a Science Daily article about a 2010 Columbia University study that suggests the pill doesn’t discriminate by weight. Reading the Mother Jones article will tell you that a rival company to the Plan B pill made the above suggestion, which sounds like a competitive corporate pharmaceutical shit-stir to me.
30 second Google is better than Tumblr News I promise you and MATE don’t rely on Tumblr Fucking News for something this important my goodness!
The Cure For Your B*tch Face (by emotistyle)
I know I’m not the only one that’s sick of being told to smile by random guys on the street. Now there’s a cure for my Bitch face!
The 5 Most Surreal Music Genres Around the World
- Psychedelic Synth Folk
- Baby metal = Kidz Bop + Heavy Metal + Japan
- Extratone = hip hop + techno x meth
- Tuvan Throat Rap= Tuvan throat singing + rap
- Queer Kuduro= early 90’s rap video + plot twist from ‘The Crying Game’
Chino Otsuka : Imagine Finding Me
Chino Otsuka uses photography and video to explore the fluid relationship between the memory, time and photography. At age 10 she moved from Japan to the United Kingdom to attend school. Her experience of becoming familiar with a new place, a different language and new customs while she was developing her adolescent identity has profoundly shaped her work in photography, video and writing. Her series Imagine Finding Me consists of double self-portraits, with images of her present self beside her past self in various places she has visited. As Otsuka says: “The digital process becomes a tool, almost like a time machine, as I’m embarking on the journey to where I once belonged and at the same time becoming a tourist in my own history.” - via AGO
I am unexpectedly weepy looking at this.
gosh that’s… moving in a really gentle kind of “mother your inner child” way…
It’s so good that I ALMOST SCROLLED PAST IT because I assumed they were just regular pictures