It’s been such a long journey for both of us. I never ever wanted it to end. But end it has, we both know that. A long time ago now, I said you were the oddest man I’d ever met. You’re that still. You’re the best man I’ve ever met, too.
But we’ve chanced our luck once too often, I think, so I’m bailing out. Escape strategy number five. I’m going to disappear. There’s no freedom like being dead. I can go anywhere, be anyone I want. Just like a Time Lord, really.
Don’t look for me. Please. But remember me. I’ll remember you, always.
The girl who never was
- “The Girl Who Never Was”, Doctor Who audio drama
The new episode made me think of other companions who said goodbye to the Doctor by letter.
You know what, Barbara, Tlotoxl can say whatever he wants: you look like an actual goddess with these clothes.
The Aztecs was already one of my favorite Classic Who episodes so far (the last one I watched was The Ark, for the record), and then a couple of days ago I saw a colored version of that incredible outfit that Barbara wears during most of the story… and I just HAD to draw it.
The best of the Cybermen bloopers from season 2 [x]
Eight’s TARDIS can display all sorts of things on the ceiling of its control room, and if you still don’t think it’s the best TARDIS ever,
you’re wrongI kindly disagree with your opinion.
I’m pretty sure one of the first things he did once Charley was on board was to show her how the Earth looked like from space. [/headcanon]
From The Stone Rose, by Jacqueline Rayner
(Context: the Doctor & Rose are in ancient Rome and the Doctor has no pockets because he’s wearing a toga; Rose secretly learns to sew, makes him a pouch for carrying his sonic around, and leaves it in his bedroom with this note, which he finds only after she’s been turned to stone.)
Image ref: the end of GitF, appropriated for something more relevant to my interests~
There is a glowing Sophie Aldred.
And naked Sophie Aldred and Colin Baker.
(Doctor Who) Vincent - Chances..
This was such a moving episode of Doctor Who, even if you don’t watch the show, it’s worth checking out. I was talking to someone about the passing of Robin Williams and this person was saying it was too bad that Williams didn’t know how much he was appreciated by others when he left.
And I don’t know, I think even if he did know it’s sometimes not enough to quiet the demons inside of others. Those voices are pretty powerful forces and can cancel out a thousand compliments.
The writer of this episode really captured that. Vincent Van Gogh never sold a painting in his life time. He had no idea what impact his art had on this world. In this episode, it imagines the Doctor and Amy giving him the gift of seeing an exhibit of his work in the future and what impact his art had on the rest of the world.
At the end of the episode, Amy is excited to go back to the exhibit, thinking that they changed history and there would be a ton more artwork from him because he didn’t commit suicide. When they return to the museum, nothing has changed. Van Gogh still committed suicide.
The Doctor comforted Amy by saying that every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don’t always soften the bad things, but the bad things don’t necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant. And that they added to his pile of good things.
So, maybe today try to add to someone’s pile of good things. Be kind. If there is only one thing you do in this world, do that. You may not be the solution to all of their problems, but see if you can bring a little joy to this world.