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1 hour ago // the skarmouth hotel - 'and of course he's meeting you in this stairwell.' - staircase - halcyon landscape - + 246
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emmadelosnardos:

Ludwig von Beethoven
Piano Sonata No. 15 in D, Op. 28 -“Pastorale”: IV. Rondo (Allegro Ma non Troppo)
Alfred Brendel
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Seventh  in a series of music for summer

1 hour ago // the skarmouth hotel - the hotel lobby - classical piano - radio - beethoven - + 55

transperceneige:

DERROCHE, pure spanish horse, by Juliane Meyer.

1 hour ago // capaill uisce - the scorpio sea - transperceneige + 785
2 hours ago // does she have a death wish? - the scorpio sea - gulls - islanders - gif - cinemahall + 59596

potterwholocked:

These are some amazing blogs that i love a lot and that I’m gonna stalk follow forever :) ♥ i dont know how to do this so here goes:

altair // anunexpectedhotdwarf// astormrollsin

buckyy-barnes

g0ldentrio

maraudermagiic // meliapond

realm-of-sovngarde // robbshtark // ronadlweasley

the-train-ride-in // theteatimedrama

we-are-the-kids-of-war-and-peace // welcometothisby

(i probably forgot lots of people im sorry)

Thank you ever so much!

2 hours ago // personal - potterwholocked - bless you - + 20
2 hours ago // bicyles - islanders - the history of thisby - the beach - + 10
3 hours ago // the scorpio sea - lvndcity + 1032
3 hours ago // dove - i think this is a lusitano? - so probably not dove - but still adorable? - shhhhhh we could pretend - + 2046
3 hours ago // capaill uisce - akhal teke - + 377
Anonymous asked: If the Scorpio Races ever made it to the big screen, what would you ideally want the water horses to look like?

Ooh, good question!

If I were making a movie, the capaill uisce would probably end up looking a lot like normal horses for logistical reasons. There are some characteristics (like the ears) in the books that could indicate a slightly more fanciful look, but CGI or prosthetics might make things too complicated and/or weird? Some CGI would be needed, of course, but I’d want to use as many real horses as possible (at least for the ones that interact with humans) to cut costs and foster believability.

Marwari horses and Akhal-Teke horses have a definite sea-creature-look but acquiring enough of them for production might pose a problem? Multiple horses are usually needed to play just one character (I think there were 13 or 14 Joeys in War Horse). So ultimately, I’d pick Thoroughbreds or Thoroughbred crosses for their speed and stature (and Corr has always looked like a muscular thoroughbred in my mind anyway…or perhaps a Thoroughbred/Friesian cross).

But if I could find a breed that produced fast horses who were brilliant at acting and looked like muscular 17hh Akhal-Tekes with Marwari ears and feathers, I’d go with that! :)

This also makes me wonder what movie!Dove would look like. I usually imagine the island ponies as looking like Connemara ponies, but I could see Dove as a Welsh Cob based on height and jumping ability. What do you all think? What are your picks?

4 hours ago // anonymous - confession - capaill uisce - the scorpio races - the scorpio races movie - would that it would actually happen - island ponies - dove - corr - + 3