Nobilior

Hugh Trevor-Roper in old age
(Photo: Ben Schott)
Le Palais des Tuileries, Paris, France. 1871.
Linen tea towels. The best
(detail) John Keats, by William Hilton (died 1839)
Reading and thinking and daydreaming
There’s nothing quite like opening post (proper post) over a cup of coffee
Georg Janny (1864–1935) 
Mists of morning recede from the Eastern shore of Lake Geneva, unveiling the 13th century castle of Chillon in Switzerland
National Geographic | July 1969

Mists of morning recede from the Eastern shore of Lake Geneva, unveiling the 13th century castle of Chillon in Switzerland

National Geographic | July 1969

(Source: vintagenatgeographic, via theladyintweed)

Alphons Mucha - Suicide of Peter of the Vines

Alphons Mucha - Suicide of Peter of the Vines

(Source: sakrogoat, via casabet64)

This time last year (roughly) I was doing a lot of this at my mum’s home in the forests of south-west Western Australia. And I have been missing it all recently.
Quite a collection

Anonymous said: 52. Name a book that made you angry.

Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveller. I had high expectations and was sorely disappointed.