Royal Rory

Welcome, I am Rory. Janeite. Game of Thrones Addict. Tea Maniac. Doctor Who Enthusiast. Book lover. Downton Abbey nostalgic. My greatest weaknesses? Emma Thompson and Dolce and Gabbana.

My dearest Olivia tagged me! <3

The Film Lover Challenge a.k.a. Couch Potato Challenge. List 15 movies that you love as fast as you can! Then tag 5 humans. Non-humans are okay too.

  1. The Leopard
  2. The King’s Speech
  3. The Return of the King (LOTR)
  4. Bright Star
  5. The Young Victoria
  6. The Avengers
  7. Amazing Grace
  8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  9. Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh’s)
  10. The Lion in Winter
  11. Much Ado About Nothing (Kenneth Branagh’s)
  12. Anne of the Thousand Days
  13. W.E.
  14. Ludwig
  15. The Madness of King George

Soooo, I tag sallyjessyrofl, tudor-rose, villettess, abigailstoybox, and restersimple <3

Get To Know Me Meme - Top 3 characters (in no particular order)

Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.

(Elizabeth Darcy, née Bennet from Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen)

Alan Rickman reads Shakespeare

3,633 plays


Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare read by Alan Rickman


Favourite Celebrity Meme ↣ favourite appearances [4/5]

Bally - London Collections, 2013


"Diamond" by Charles James, 1957

From the Metropolitan Museum of Art Pinterest

I want to look back and say that I was alive. That I didn’t turn my back. That I tried. That I was happy. (Brideshead Revisited, 2008)


Should I wear all black or all black today

Coronation of the Virgin (details) from the Scenes of the Life of the Virgin Mary by Filippo Lippi (1406-1469)

tempera and metal foil on panel, 1466-69

I met a lady in the meads,
Full beautiful - a faery’s child,
Her hair was long, her foot was light,
And her eyes were wild.
John Keats - La Belle Dame Sans Merci   (via genteellady)


Bronzino c. 1540

Portrait of Lucrezia Panciatichi (details) 

Charlotte Brontë's handwritten manuscript of Jane Eyre

You don’t need religion to have morals. If you can’t determine right from wrong then you lack empathy, not religion.
Kane Bailey  (via forever-and-alwayss)
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