"It’s never really about the cases for me. The thing that I love about the show… I love the Holmes and Watson relationship. The way they interact with each other, the way they go about their work is always the most fun to me." — Jonny Lee Miller
Jake/Amy + touching
What’s the first rule of war, Fee? Know your enemy.
Aww, this is a cool question!
I think Donna’s probably insecure about not having a degree—I would guess that the people on her level in the White House have a higher level of education than her. I also think it’s pretty likely that people question Donna’s right to be there and that there’s some unpleasant speculation on exactly what kind of relationship Josh and Donna must have that he would hire her over people who are on paper more qualified than she is.
Josh’s biggest insecurity other than like… everyone he loves getting hurt is probably that he can’t do the job. I kind of imagine that even when Josh is doing really, really well, it doesn’t feel to him like he is—like okay, he’s doing this stuff well, but he should be doing more.
And I kind of like these as their insecurities because I like to think of them overcoming them—I think Donna would definitely get her degree post-series and Josh’s support as she did that would mean everything to her, and Josh would realise, thanks in no small part to Donna’s presence in his life, that there was more that mattered than work and that he didn’t have to shoulder everything.
favourite character meme » seven scenes: “this is where all life began”” [7/7]
My favourite thing is that this is in itself a nice message that made me smile, thus neatly illustrating that nice people are better than not-nice people and writers and fans alike should take note.
kill the idea that openly caring characters are boring
set on fire the line of thought that dictates that altruism is a bad thing and that selfishness/sassiness is an inherently more appealing and ‘~intricate~’ quality than an affectionate nature
smash and bury the concept of the false equivalency between angst and complexity
kindness and empathy are not synonyms for “blandness” and “lack of personality”