east of east st. louis
and the wind is making speeches
and the rain sounds like a round of applause
vintage clothing. plaid. christoph waltz. bbc radio 6. wool socks. dorothy parker. scotland. cocktails. british sea power. ivy. tweed. scandinavian mysteries. the scent of pipe tobacco. terriers. road trips. the 1930s. barbara stanwyck. fog.
not necessarily in that order.
“In this small lodge, tradition has it that Queen Mary bathed herself in white wine. It was formerly enclosed within the palace grounds, and is supposed to be connected with the escape of the murderers of Rizzio. A small inlaid dagger was found hidden in the roof when the buildiing was undergoing repair during last century.” ~ The Grey City of the North: a book of drawings by Jessie M. King (1910) (via)