i'm claire and this is my personal blog of sorts.
i also have a band/music blog called interstellarhelterskelter.
hope you are having a fantastic day! :)



Hot Fudge Brownie and Double Scooped Ice Cream Sundae High Hat Cupcakes…in a Cone!

Really nice recipes. Every hour.

Holy crap.


coffee is the most important meal of the day


wow ur cute // a mix of cute songs for cute people

[listen here]

i. five years’ time by noah and the whale // ii. video games by the young professionals // iii. the way i am by ingrid michaelson // iv. the bird & the worm by owl city // v. always by panic! at the disco // vi. kiss me slowly by parachute // vii. your biggest fan by nevershoutnever // viii. jenny by studio killers // ix. stand too close by motion city soundtrack // x. sweater weather by the neighborhood // xi. be my escape (acoustic) by relient k // xii. if these sheets were states by all time low // xiii. digital love by daft punk // xiv. all of the stars by ed sheeran

I am not afraid to die, but to think I haven’t lived. That terrifies me. —(via splitterherzen)


What would have once sounded like a “far-fetched feminist fantasy” – women forming the majority of a parliament – is a reality in Rwanda.

In fact, women are making gains throughout Africa, but these achievements have been met with a loud silence from the western feminist movement. 

African women are blazing a feminist trail - why don’t we hear their voices? (The Guardian) 

He phoned me and he said ‘oh, I’ve done a video for Cornerstone, I’ve just done it for a laugh, I’ll send it you now and let me know what you think, if we should really do it’ and I watched it and just said yeah, well I can’t be bothered to do it and that was good enough for me —MATTHEW J HELDERS III EVERYBODY (via i-thought-it-was-dark-outside)

Title: No Buses

Artist: Arctic Monkeys

Played: 1898 times




I bought my friend an elephant for their room.

They said “Thank you.”

I said “Don’t mention it.”

Is there a joke here that 15 thousand people get but I don’t?


they’re amazing, right? the cosmology one sounds so so interesting, I’ll try and read that sometime :D

there’s a series of little books published by oxford university press called ‘a very short introduction’ and there is one on literally every topic imaginable. i was given one on human evolution when i was at the oxford summer school and since then i’ve bought ones on astrobiology, the cell, and particle physics, and i’ll undoubtedly buy more later because they are SO GOOD! if you want an overview of a topic you’ve perhaps not read much about before, i find them pretty good because they don’t seem to assume a huge amount of prior knowledge and they’re very concise but go into a fair amount of depth. i recommend!!!!


no emoji in the world can replace the depth of :/

The world’s 85 richest people have as much wealth as the world’s 3.5 billion poorest. —This statistic was recently released in United Nations report that uses Oxfam figures. It’s also a huge wake-up call for anyone who doesn’t consider income inequality a major issue in global politics. (via ob-324b21)