Brambleberry Cottage

Sporadic tv show addict. Constant caffeine addict. Lover of flowers, trees, music and books. Delighted fan of random absurdities. Over-analyzer of everything. Truth-seeker. Never so content as when I'm by the sea.

"The sea is the consolation of this our day, as it has been the consolation of the centuries.
The sea is the matrix of creation, and we have the memory of it in our blood.
But far more than this is there in the sea.
It presents, upon the greatest scale we mortals can bear, those not mortal powers which brought us into being. It is not only the symbol or the mirror, but especially it is the messenger of the Divine."

"... All that which concerns the sea is profound and final."

Hilaire Belloc

Fairytales, re-told and original. Art. Cooking, especially Baking. Music. Books. Reading. Libraries. Fashion and pretty clothing.

April 24, 2014 4:19 am

If I Was in Charge of the Cap 2 Credits Scene

elsiesnuffin:

Clint Barton is lying, bruised and bloodied, on the floor of a sparse yet expensive looking studio apartment.

His head is pounding, something that is not helped by that music. Is that his phone? Yeah, it’s his phone.

With a groan he opens his eyes.

Looking down at him from the sofa is a girl in a purple sweater and a mangy looking yellow lab.

"Someone named Natasha keeps calling," the girl explains as she hands the phone down to him. "And texting."

Clint takes the phone. Fifty two missed calls. 

"Ok," he mutters. "This looks bad."

(via marvelmeta)

2:52 am

fitzsimmons ± ‘the well’

"s: well he had to. i froze. didn’t know what to do.
 f: hey, you didn’t freeze. […]”

(Source: lastisle, via ohcoulsons)

1:26 am April 23, 2014 9:41 pm 9:38 pm 9:36 pm
septemberwildflowers:

If you’re having a bad night or are fond of a good fairy tale, here’s a handy-dandy masterpost with film, television, literary and musical adaptations of the more well-known stories, plus more. My apologies if any link is not high quality. Hugs!

Film Adaptations:
B e a u t y   a n d   t h e   B e a s t

Beastly (2011), starring Vanessa Hudgens
Beauty and the Beast (1992)
Beauty and the Beast (1991), starring Paige O’Hara [The Enchanted Christmas] [Belle’s Magical World]
Beauty and the Beast (1987), starring Rebecca De Mornay
Beauty and the Beast (1978), starring Zdena Studenkova
Beauty and the Beast (1976), starring George C. Scott
Аленький цветочек, The Scarlet Flower (1952)
La Belle et la Bête (1946), starring Josette Day

C i n d e r e l l a  

A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (2011), starring Lucy Hale
Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010), starring Ashlee Hewitt
Another Cinderella Story (2008), starring Selena Gomez
Ella Enchanted (2004), starring Anne Hathaway
A Cinderella Story (2004), starring Hillary Duff
Ever After (1998), starring Drew Barrymore
Cinderella (1997), starring Brandy Norwood 
Cinderella (1994)
The Slipper and the Rose (1976), starring Gemma Craven
The Glass Slipper (1955), starring Leslie Caron
Cinderella (1950), starring Ilene Woods [Cinderella II] [Cinderella III]

H a n s e l   a n d   G r e t e l

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013), starring Gemma Arterton
Hansel and Gretel (1982), starring Nicola Stapleton
Hansel and Gretel (1954), starring Anna Russell 

J a c k   a n d   t h e   B e a n s t a l k

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), starring Nicholas Hoult
Jack and the Beanstalk (2010), starring Christopher Lloyd
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001), starring Matthew Modine
Beanstalk (1994), starring J.D. Daniels
Jack to Mame no Ki (1974), starring Billie Lou Watt

T h e   L i t t l e   M e r m a i d

Adventures of the Little Mermaid (1991)
The Little Mermaid (1989), starring Jodi Benson [Return to the Sea] [Ariel’s Beginning] 
Anderusen Dowa Ningyo Hime, The Mermaid Princess (1975)
Русалочка, The Little Mermaid (1968)


R a p u n z e l

Tangled (2010), starring Mandy Moore [Tangled Ever After]
Rapunzel (1990), starring Linda Purl

R e d   R i d i n g   H o o d

Red Riding Hood (2011), starring Amanda Seyfried
Hoodwinked! (2006), starring Anne Hathaway [Hoodwinked Too]
Little Red Riding Hood (1995)

S l e e p i n g   B e a u t y

Sleeping Beauty (1987), starring Tahnee Welch
Sleeping Beauty (1959), starring Mary Costa

T h e   S n o w   Q u e e n

Frozen (2013), starring Kristen Bell
The Snow Queen (2012), starring Anna Shurochkina
The Snow Queen (2005), starring Sydney Rae White
Snow Queen (2002), starring Bridget Fonda
The Snow Queen (1995), starring Helen Mirren [The Snow Queen’s Revenge]
Снежная королева, The Snow Queen (1957)

S n o w   W h i t e

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), starring Kristen Stewart
Mirror Mirror (2012), starring Lily Collins
Grimm’s Snow White (2012), starring Eliza Bennett
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001), starring Kristin Kreuk
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997), starring Sigourney Weaver
Snow White (1937), starring Adriana Caselotti


T h u m b e l i n a

Thumbelina (2009)
The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002) 
Thumbelina (1994), starring Jodi Benson
Thumbelina (1992)

Television Adaptations:

Once Upon a Time (2012) (x)
Grimm (2011)
The Fairytaler (2004)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982) (x)
Shirley Temple’s Storybook (1952)


Other Fairy Tale & Fantasy Films: 

Alice in Wonderland (2010) ● Barbie Films Masterpost ● The Brothers Grimm (2005) ● The Dark Crystal (1982) ● Golden Films ● Inkheart (2008) ● The NeverEnding Story (1984) ● Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013) ● Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) ● Peter Pan (2003) ● Peter Pan (1953) ● The Princess Bride (1987) ● Stardust (2007) ● The Swan Princess (1994) [II] [III] ● Tolkien Masterpost ● Tuck Everlasting (2002)


Reading:

Read Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales online
Read Grimm’s fairy tales online
Hundreds of tales from around the world
Many more online fairytales
Fairytale fanfiction
List of book adaptations (x) (x) (x)


Other Resources: 

Disney Films Masterpost
Studio Ghibli Masterpost

septemberwildflowers:

If you’re having a bad night or are fond of a good fairy tale, here’s a handy-dandy masterpost with film, television, literary and musical adaptations of the more well-known stories, plus more. My apologies if any link is not high quality. Hugs!

Film Adaptations:

B e a u t y   a n d   t h e   B e a s t

C i n d e r e l l a  
H a n s e l   a n d   G r e t e l
J a c k   a n d   t h e   B e a n s t a l k
T h e   L i t t l e   M e r m a i d
R a p u n z e l
R e d   R i d i n g   H o o d
S l e e p i n g   B e a u t y
T h e   S n o w   Q u e e n
S n o w   W h i t e
T h u m b e l i n a
Television Adaptations:
Other Fairy Tale & Fantasy Films: 
Reading:
Other Resources: 
8:10 pm 8:07 pm 6:41 pm

F: and i was going to do it — [i know you were] —

S: […] it wasn’t ward by my side in that lab searching for a cure. it wasn’t ward giving me hope, when i had none. it was y o u.

(Source: lastisle, via ohcoulsons)

5:17 pm
absentlyabbie:

shinykari:

legete:

haipollai:

ok, idk how easy this is to read but since everyone is discussing dates, i went to the movie to check. this is steve’s rejection from the beginning, his birthday is in the upper right corner and there’s ANOTHEr date in the lower left which I think is supposed to be a today’s date kind of thing and it looks to be June 14 1943
so there we go, steve enlists in mid 1943

#this feels late for bucky to be enlisting #but that isn’t the issue
How interesting that you would mention this, because I’ve recently been thinking he didn’t enlist. His serial number, which he’s heard muttering when Steve comes to rescue him, starts “32557.”
According to this fabulous WWII serial number generator, an enlisted man from New York should have a serial number starting with the numbers “12.”
A New York man with a serial number starting with “32”? Drafted. What we may be dealing with here is a Bucky who didn’t choose to go to war but was instead compelled to do so versus a Steve who is desperate to get in. I think it opens up a lot of different and interesting storylines for the two of them.

There’s been some great meta/discussion about this in the last couple days, which I think is great.

Makes you wonder if Bucky got the draft, and then, knowing how Steve felt about things, told his best buddy he was “enlisting.” Because how do you face this skinny, brave idiot who just won’t stop trying to volunteer that you wouldn’t be going if you didn’t have to?

absentlyabbie:

shinykari:

legete:

haipollai:

ok, idk how easy this is to read but since everyone is discussing dates, i went to the movie to check. this is steve’s rejection from the beginning, his birthday is in the upper right corner and there’s ANOTHEr date in the lower left which I think is supposed to be a today’s date kind of thing and it looks to be June 14 1943

so there we go, steve enlists in mid 1943

#this feels late for bucky to be enlisting #but that isn’t the issue

How interesting that you would mention this, because I’ve recently been thinking he didn’t enlist. His serial number, which he’s heard muttering when Steve comes to rescue him, starts “32557.”

According to this fabulous WWII serial number generator, an enlisted man from New York should have a serial number starting with the numbers “12.”

A New York man with a serial number starting with “32”? Drafted. What we may be dealing with here is a Bucky who didn’t choose to go to war but was instead compelled to do so versus a Steve who is desperate to get in. I think it opens up a lot of different and interesting storylines for the two of them.

There’s been some great meta/discussion about this in the last couple days, which I think is great.

Makes you wonder if Bucky got the draft, and then, knowing how Steve felt about things, told his best buddy he was “enlisting.” Because how do you face this skinny, brave idiot who just won’t stop trying to volunteer that you wouldn’t be going if you didn’t have to?

(via marvelmeta)

3:49 pm

queenfattyoftherollpalace:

I don’t care how many times I’ve reblogged this 

(Source: seekelsey, via whatnotandwhatnot)

2:22 pm

neonxwhales:

mediclopedia:

Some of the ways our organs communicate with each other… This is scientifically correct.

(Source: kickstarter.com, via cassjaytuck)

12:56 pm

Most of the intelligence community doesn’t believe he exists, but the ones that do call him The Winter Soldier. He’s a ghost, you’ll never find him.

(Source: iamnevertheone, via writeanotherballad)

11:30 am 10:04 am

"Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy."

(Source: sexydowney, via lmnpnch)