On Reading by Mel Nguyen
Mischief and Repose (detail), John William Godward.
— Paul Gilmartin, The Mental Illness Happy Hour (via havte)
An illustration of a young Marie Antoinette by H.J. Ford for The Book of Princes and Princesses.
Thousands of the birds have arrived to roost in the village near Gretna, Scotland, with the sheer weight of numbers causing disruption. Power supplies in the village have been affected by the number of birds perching on electricity cables. Starlings are among the most common of garden birds, and can be spotted in the Borders in “murmurations” throughout the Autumn period.