What if you could control how fast you aged? Spend 20 years as a 19 year old and only 3 months as a 56 year old. Would you do it? Always going forward but never going backwards. It would be living the past, in a way. Living the same year over and over. Living a year in a day.
Would nostalgia be a disease? Would you long for all of the years upon years as a wonderful young adult even more?
How would you live?
You change the locks on your apartment, wash everything
he touched. Even if it means scrubbing the toilet bowl,
the bedsprings, the kitchen floor three times over.
Smash plates one after the other, dump out all the mint tea.
Learn how to pronounce your name without his…
Kate Moss in her younger years, by Mario Testino.
This iconic portrait was shot in 1996 in Los Angeles. The original was exhibited in 2002 at The National Portrait Gallery in a landmark exhibition called ‘Portraits by Mario Testino’. The exhibition remains one its most successful shows
This was actually Harrison Ford improvising. There was supposed to be a long complicated battle where he used the whip to disarm the guy, but Harrison had dysentery and it was hot and he said “Hey Steven can I just shoot him?” and Spielberg liked it so much it went in the movie.
^ one among many epic improvisations by Harrison Ford. The most notable being “I love you” “I know” when the line was originally “I love you too.”