distant promise

About me: 26, Germany - Munich/Stuttgart (have lived in Tokyo, Osaka and London). History/English major, speak German, English, Japanese, some French. Trying to learn Korean (and failing miserably).
My brain basically works like this: either I'm completely uninterested, or I'm utterly obsessed.

This is a multi-fandom-blog, there is lots of Sherlock, Doctor Who, Benedict Cumberbatch, crack, lots of shows, more crack, Japanese things and more Benedict Cumberbatch. And Kittens. I suck at tagging, so apologies in advance.

nitratediva:

William Shakespeare

(April 23, 1564 – April 23, 1616)

"…the nearest thing in incarnation to the eye of god." —Sir Laurence Olivier

"There are only a few artists in all the arts who can be called the best without argument. I can only think of two—Mozart and Shakespeare." —Orson Welles

On this date 450 years ago, a man was born into obscurity. That man would change the world with his writing, leave us the greatest treasure trove of stories and characters in the English language, and ultimately receive the most screen credits for a single person in film history.

So, here’s to Shakespeare and to his legacy in the cinema—an art form that wouldn’t be invented until centuries after his death.

(via yellowfogswirlsdownthestreet)

pocket-phantom:

The Return of Sherlock Holmes: The Six Napoleons

"Well, Mr. Holmes…I’ve seen you handle a good many cases in my time, but I don’t know that I ever knew a more workmanlike one than this."

(via yellowfogswirlsdownthestreet)

221beemine:

magpieinthemorning:

I like how John’s “ex” Major Sholto has pale grey-green eyes a bit like Sherlock’s. Maybe John has a thing for that. :3

I’ve never noticed before how the burn pattern on Sholto makes his face look so much more like Sherlock’s in shape. It really narrows it and highlights his cheekbones…I’m just saying.

221beemine:

magpieinthemorning:

I like how John’s “ex” Major Sholto has pale grey-green eyes a bit like Sherlock’s. Maybe John has a thing for that. :3

I’ve never noticed before how the burn pattern on Sholto makes his face look so much more like Sherlock’s in shape. It really narrows it and highlights his cheekbones…I’m just saying.