The internet is stuffed with videos everyone’s always telling you to stop what you’re doing and watch, and some of them are fine and a few of them are really funny and very occasionally one of them is literally perfect. This video is that last thing. In only 2 minutes and 51 seconds, Gaby Dunn relays the full experience of being Virgina Woolf’s personal assistant. I don’t want to tell you anything about the video because every second is essential and hilarious.
Look here Vita — throw over your man, and we’ll go to Hampton Court and dine on the river together and walk in the garden in the moonlight and come home late and have a bottle of wine and get tipsy, and I’ll tell you all the things I have in my head, millions, myriads — They won’t stir by day, only by dark on the river. Think of that. Throw over your man, I say, and come.”