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.
For the Girl Who’s Tired of Waiting.
The girl who stopped waiting
madseason: Amy and Rory forever, okay.
God so many feelings about this episode aaaaaah
This is a kindness.
Rory and The Doctor
Doctor Who writer Tom MacRae talks about the lost scene that didn’t make it into The Girl Who Waited