you know what i noticed?
sherlock is *less* rude to his father than he is to his mother.
when mummy displayed the slightest bit of affection for sherlock (in the form of a caress to the cheek) he immediately sought to remove himself from the interaction, as opposed to when his father displayed affection through his concern for Sherlock’s friends, sherlock simply acknowledges daddy’s sentiment without so much as a second thought.
this observation leads me to believe that sherlock may have spent more time around his father as opposed to his mother, alluding to how he ought to interact with the world given that his father seems to lack social skills as well.
just a thought
it could also lend to the fact that, when his mother was giving affection, it was to him, both times that we see her do it — the one time at 221B and the second time when she threatens to become “absolutely monstrous” towards whomever shot him. But when it’s Sherlock’s father, he’s giving concern to Sherlock’s friends, to John and to Mary, to people that he connects with and relates to. He cares about them, and so anyone who reflects that care towards them, he will accept the sentiment because he feels it too
Now I’m just imagining the Holmeses as young parents:
Mummy - genius, but not very good with kids, so she reads tons of parenting books because she really wants to do a good job (no matter how often Daddy Holmes tells her she’ll do just fine), and the books say that if a child isn’t shown affection by their mother, it gives them all sort of complexes, so she makes a deliberate effort to be affectionate to her children every day…even though she’s a bit rubbish at it, she keeps trying because she believes it’s important.
Whereas, Daddy Holmes simply notices that Sherlock doesn’t like physical affection (witness his cringe when Angelo grabs and hugs him in the restaurant), so he shows his love by verbal compliments instead. (“Well done, Sherlock.” “How extraordinary. Did you do that all by yourself?”)
What I think is even more interesting is how this plays itself out when Sherlock grows up. I reckon Sherlock is much more like his mum temperamentally, which we can see in his awkwardness when Archie and Anderson hug him: “OMG physical contact is expected of me in this situation I have to do something there I patted them that counts right?”
Whereas John, upon hearing Sherlock’s deducing skills for the very first time, responds with a verbal compliment, exactly like Daddy Holmes: “that’s extraordinary.” And Sherlock lights up like a candle.
i’m not calling you a liar // florence + the machine
there but for the grace of god go i
and when you kiss me, i am happy enough to die
there are people in the fandom who can
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and then there’s me
But there’s you, who
- Read our fanfictions
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You are just as important as the rest of us.All the fandoms should see this.
feeling your computer getting slower though the years is one of the most heartbreaking things ever
dreams would be much more fun if they were multi-player servers that other sleeping people could join
I JUST HAD A HORRIBLE THOUGHT.
So people can’t see thestrals unless they’ve seen someone die, correct?
Well, what if one summer Remus accidentally got loose during the full moon but Remus thought it was alright and he didn’t hurt anyone because they had been in the middle of a forest area.
And then he goes back to Hogwarts and the first thing he asks is why they’ve started using horses to pull the carriages.
what do you call your upperclassman who likes math
FUCK THIS JOKE
When suddenly remembering something stupid that I did like ten years ago.
I have never seen an more accurate depiction
He’s impossible to read.
Anxiety is like perpetually hearing the boss/enemy music but never seeing the threat.
best part is that it’s even scarier when they lift the cup and nothing is there and they think it got out
i think you need a nap satan
if i were a nun I would wear heelies and glide everywhere just to fuck with people
NO DONT DO THAT
MCU Clint Barton: Rugged and Handsome Action Hero, defeats hordes of Chitauri without getting a scratch on him, lands sick jumps off skyscrapers, too cool to speak outside of quips
Comic Book Clint Barton: gets his ass kicked by russian gangsters in tracksuits on a daily basis, would probably eat floor pizza if Kate wasn’t around to stop him
Korra book 3 finale.
I think I forgot how to breathe a few times. Studio Mir did some absolutely awesome, gorgeous work. Thank you whole Korra crew!!!
I like this GIF as the sequel to my last post. I also love how buff Korra looks in that incredible animation. THAT is how she is supposed to look in every shot.
Thank you, Johane! I would also like to give a huge thanks to the Korra crews at Nick in Burbank, and in Seoul at Studio Mir and Studio Reve for a stellar season and finale. And thank you to the fans! Thanks for sticking with this show after the bumpy ride in Book 2, and the hide-and-seek network shenanigans this summer. Keep cursing the Bryke for making you feel the feels and smell the real poop. We’ll be back with Book 4 as soon as possible. Hopefully it won’t be released only on smartwatches or some other inane platform.