#3 “Blocking toxic people out is hard, healthy and needed.
You may regret blocking people out. But you will ultimately rejoice in a toxic-free life.”
23 Painfully True Lessons You Learn By Age 23
Whoa. The MLA has officially devised a standard format to cite tweets in an academic paper. Sign of the times
McCartney, Brandon. (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD). “If Kanye West Dosent Acknowledge Me Over Twitter And Work With Me On Music, When i see him im going to fuck him in the ass - Lil B.” 24 Oct 2010, 6:31 PM. Tweet.
TATAU O HENUA ENANA
(Tattoo of the Marquesan Islands)
People often mistake this Polynesian tattoo style as “Hawaiian” or even “Tahitian” but these distinct markings that are shown tattooed on this man and woman are from HENUA ENANA, the Marquesan Islands located in French Polynesia just North East of TAHITI.
..a few images/video stills from a visit to the ‘Ausia Ki Vusi women’s group in Ma’ufanga where I spent some time with ‘Oliva Vaka as she worked diligently to tohi (paint) ngatu. Like a lot of women in Tonga right now, ‘Olivia and her group don’t use kupesi (patterned stencils) during their koka’anga, opting instead to freehand the designs on top after the tapa is assembled. ‘Olivia is truly a skilled artist; she comes up with the design and the layout in her head, combining traditional kupesi patterns (she especially favors the tokelau feletoa and fata ‘o tui tonga) with original designs. She works with a speed and grace that speaks of her many years of experience & of her love for the art of making ngatu. Malie ‘Olivia!
… & the tide was coming in”