An alternative version of that meme going around
This has probably already been made but…
Reblogging the video we reblogged earlier this week because Neil Gaiman blogged it and that makes us happy.
Just in case you are thinking, “What would Neil Gaiman say if someone stuck a camera in his face on the set of the Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me Special and asked what his favourite Doctor Who moments of 2011 were?”. Now you can find out.
WARNING. I look sort of rumpled.
The Girl Who Waited.
That moment when you stop at Cardiff and accidentally stumble across a Doctor Who set. Oh, lawl, silly me.
When I was a kid I had an imaginary friend. The Raggedy Doctor. My Raggedy Doctor. But he wasn’t imaginary. He was real.
To all the Amy Ponds. To the girl who waits.
“You know when, sometime, you meet someone so beautiful and then you actually talk to them and, five minutes later, they’re as dull as a brick? But then there’s other people and you meet them and you think, “Not bad. They’re okay.”, and then you get to know them and… and their face just sort of becomes them. Like their personality’s written all over it and they just- they turn into something so… beautiful. Rory’s the most beautiful man I’ve ever met.” -Amelia Pond
The Girl Who Waited - I Got Dark Only To Shine
(Marina & the Diamonds - Numb)
Today is Ada Lovelace Day, an “international day of celebration…about the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and math.” We think Older Amy, with her sonic, handbot “Rory,” and knowledge of the 2 Streams interface counts. We choose her.
Here’s to all the girls and all the women who have invented, advanced, and waited.