Van Tallis

My names Tashy I’m 27. Ace, gender neutrois and from Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom.
A novelist whose a Lolita wearer, a BJD collector, cosplaying megalomaniac with interests in cryptids, conspiracies, the macabre, abandoned buildings, the unusual and the strange.
I adore tiny things, Hedgehogs and Alpaca's, when I grow up I want to be a Sylveon. * ^ *
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libutron:

The Extravagant Black Bat flower
The unusual Black Bat flower, Tacca chantrieri (Dioscoreales - Dioscoreaceae), is quite distinctive by the strange, unique, near black flowers. The flowers, which can grow up to 25 cm long, have four large, dark-purple bracts and long bracteoles, giving the inflorescence a striking appearance that superficially resemble a flying bat, a sinister face, or a mean tiger with whiskers.
Tacca chantrieri is an endangered species that occurs in tropical regions of SE Asia including Thailand, Malaysia, and southern China, particularly Yunnan Province.
The features of these flowers have been assumed to function as a ‘‘deceit syndrome’’ in which reproductive structures resemble decaying organic material attracting flies that facilitate cross-pollination (sapromyiophily). However, a study on pollination and mating in Tacca chantrieri populations from SW China, has shown that despite considerable investment in extravagant display, populations of this species are predominantly selfing and that flowers have several traits that promote autonomous self-pollination.
Reference: [1]
Photo credit: ©Stephanie Lichlyter 
Locality: Cultivated (Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, US)
glitterdickz:

We’re in vest land 💦
fuckyeahfantasyfashion:

Lavender Wedding Dress by Lillyxandra

syrynvalentyne:

truebjdconfessions:

I love AU as a forum. The staff are all so nice and helpful, ok sure I don’t post much and people don’t pay me much attention because of it, but they try so hard to include everyone. It’s lovely. Thank you Staff at AU!

~Anonymous

Love you Anon <3

Much love to Anon :3 <3 


Kit Harrington with a cat

That&#8217;s not Kit Harrington&#8230;.. it&#8217;s Marlon Teixeira&#8230;&#8230;..

Prosthetic BJD leg (Cheetah flex foot)

I swear to God making Noche’s leg work will be the end of me… I just cant figure out how to get this to work…

I wish I had a spare leg to test on first -___-; ;

mileaux:

rojoninja:

trebled-negrita-princess:

stfusexists:

feminismandpugsarelife:

heremotionsickness:

Reblogging because I want all of my followers to be aware of just how much you can do in Photoshop, and how little of what you see on posters, in magazines and of pictures on the internet etc. are necessarily real. 

Imagine how the model feels, too. She was hired to be the most beautiful, but they still had to change her because her beauty wasn’t enough.

Not only is the general body distortion completely gross, but notice that they lighten her skin color. This is a white, blonde model, and they make her whiter. Actual white people aren’t even the ideal whiteness, so can you even imagine what models with dark skin have to endure in this industry?

so for all you girls that ask “Why can’t I look like the girls in magazines” it’s because the girls in magazines don’t even look like the girls in magazines.

yeah but


ROJO WHAT THE SHIT