Ginger of the North!

I'm really a ginger, in Canada. I love Sherlock and Benedict Cumberbatch. I have great friends and a great job. This blog is a random collection of thoughts, ideas, and stuff I'm currently obsessed with! (Note: this blog is occasionally NSFW. Ye be warned.)

The English language is like London: proudly barbaric yet deeply civilised, too, common yet royal, vulgar yet processional, sacred yet profane. Each sentence we produce, whether we know it or not, is a mongrel mouthful of Chaucerian, Shakespearean, Miltonic, Johnsonian, Dickensian and American. Military, naval, legal, corporate, criminal, jazz, rap and ghetto discourses are mingled at every turn. The French language, like Paris, has attempted, through its Academy, to retain its purity, to fight the advancing tides of Franglais and international prefabrication. English, by comparison, is a shameless whore.

—Stephen Fry, The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within (via theoxfordbreakdown)

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Hi-Res ! 2014 09 08 - Toronto - TIFF Variety Studio presented by Moroccanoil at Holt Renfrew by Angela Weiss
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Caption : TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 08:  Actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the Variety Studio presented by Moroccanoil at Holt Renfrew during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Angela Weiss for Variety)
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Hi-Res ! 2014 09 08 - Toronto - TIFF Variety Studio presented by Moroccanoil at Holt Renfrew by Angela Weiss

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Caption : TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 08:  Actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the Variety Studio presented by Moroccanoil at Holt Renfrew during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Angela Weiss for Variety)

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Benedict Cumberbatch attends HFPA & InStyle’s 2014 TIFF celebration during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival at Windsor Arms Hotel on September 6, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

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