Laura. 29. SoCal Sherlockian. (x)(x)(x)(x)(x)

This blog consists of lots of the following:

+Sherlock Holmes (BBC + canon + other adaptations)

+Martin Freeman (like so so much)

+And some Benedict Cumberbatch too I guess

+Star Trek (TOS + reboot)

+Occasional Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and Fargo

+NBC's Community and some Hannibal

+Oh yeah and I suppose The Hobbit makes the list

+Plus audio gems like Cabin Pressure and Welcome to Night Vale

+As well as ~FEMINISM~

+And you know, other stuff. But yeah, lots of Sherlock. Lots and lots.

 

Anonymous asked
Happy birthday! I imagine if you have a party it'll be just a bunch of dragons making really bad puns. I dunno.

floccinaucinihilipilificationa:

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It was the best party ever! A big thank you to everyone who thought of me, your messages made me so happy! (‘:

sherlockspeare:

Sailor Sherlock: transforming his face into a more handsome version.
It was really fun in my head… Now I’m not entirely sure.

tillieke:

The Consulting Detective by tillieke
"Fascinating…"
Those who followed me drawing on the livestream for a bit might notice I changed the colour scheme. I wasn’t really happy with the one I was working with so I did some changes near the end.
Tumblr makes it all fuzzy it seems, sorry :S

tillieke:

The Consulting Detective by tillieke

"Fascinating…"

Those who followed me drawing on the livestream for a bit might notice I changed the colour scheme. I wasn’t really happy with the one I was working with so I did some changes near the end.

Tumblr makes it all fuzzy it seems, sorry :S

f-word:

lemon verbena panna cotta with balsamic pickled strawberries and biscotti base
photo by Cathy Chaplin

f-word:

lemon verbena panna cotta with balsamic pickled strawberries and biscotti base

photo by Cathy Chaplin

emmagrant01:

vgervoyager:

have i ever mentioned that i have a reprint star trek trading card of spock literally checking kirk out and it being written as “a rare moment of emotion”

"A dirty Captain."

girlwiththerobottattoo:

I JUST UGLY LAUGHED SO HARD I WOKE UP THE DAMN HOUSE JFC!!!

(Source: crisontumblr)

stardust-rain:

stardust-rain:

sometimes tumblr’s US-centric social justice makes me so fucking frustrated. Right now sweden’s third biggest party are literally neo-nazis and our elections couldn’t even get onto trending tags today, goddamit.

Okay, so the post is gaining notes and people are confused, so to explain what the hell is going on: 

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Swedish elections held were on last Sunday, 14th September. We’ve had a right-leaning government the past eight years and after this there will be a change of power. The new party, Socialdemocrats (S) gained a total of 31% percent. The old party, Moderaterna (M) gained 21%. 

Sverigedemokraterna (SD) gained a total of 12.9%. Their policy is racist, Islamophobic, anti-immigration, anti-refugee, anti-diversity, anti-LGBT+, and anti-feminist. Basically, they tick every box on the douchebag lottery.

If you’re here to argue that they’re ~not actually~ Nazis: 1) Fuck you. 2) Fuck the horse the you rode in on. 3) I hope you get stepped on by a moose, you ignorant asswipe. 

  1. they literally started as neo nazis. They have used a Neo-Nazi movement as campaign slogans,
  2. party members have assaulted immigrants with iron pipes (tw for racialised violence),
  3. worn Nazi symbols 
  4. supported and helped build Neo-Nazi group SvP.

There’s probably more, but I don’t have links on hand. 

They’ve been having rallies and demonstrations all over Sweden, and people have shown up just to turn their back on them and protest (this post explains it better). 

In the 2010 elections, SD were pretty much considered no better than neo-Nazis and only got 5.7% votes - it put them in 6th place and was just enough to get them into parliament. In the elections before that, they got about 2.9%. In the past four years, they’ve grown exponentially in Sweden.

They’ve also run extremely extensive PR campaigns, appealing to the youth, kicking out members “exposed” of being racist, (note: these members often end up in SvP) and picking up buzzwords from the Socialdemocrats’ ideology. 

29% of votes they gained this year were from swing voters who previously voted M,  and the biggest gain have been in the south, in small towns and the countryside:

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This is not something that’s just going on in Sweden. Europe has seen an influx of extreme-right parties over the last decade or so, often thinly disguised as a party that puts ‘traditional values’ and ‘national interest’ first.

In Greece and Hungary they’ve already been in power. In Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Finland France and UK, extreme-right-wing parties have been voted into the EU. 

Because here’s the thing: we’ve forgotten what it looks like. We’ve gotten to the point where we’ve turned Nazism into a cartoonish lampoon of goose-stepping, uniforms and moral lessons that “we’ll never be like them~”, ignoring the fact nationalism is not as cut-and-dry two ends of an extreme but exists on a scale.

People have been apologising for SD’s actions for a while now because they’re not considered “extremist enough” to be neo-Nazis, because they don’t share the same beliefs, because they’ve “publicly denounced” SvP. 

But the same people still get hurt. Still SD has the institutional and systematic power and privilege to oppress, degrade and humiliate people of colour, which they already have done. Stop making excuses for them. Stop making leeways for right-wing-extremists because that is how they gain tract. 

Please spread this.