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A HAWWful Day
(Woman to Donkey)
Molly sighed, tossing her arms into the air. Today really was an awful day; maybe the worst of her life. It had all started when she woke up before her alarm sounded. From there, her toast was slightly burnt; traffic was a little slow; and worst of all, her local coffee shop had run out of a soy vegan substitute. How in the hell was she supposed to get a coffee fix like this?
The young redhead sighed, tossing some of her dyed locks behind her head. She glared idly at her cabbie from within her car, seeing him checking back on her in the rearview mirror. No doubt he was staring at how her cherry hair was already returning to its natural brown.
“Eyes front, wage slave." She grunted, her blue eyes flashing as they met his green gaze. She was used to working men looking at her, and if she had her way she wouldn't need to take cabs.
"Wage slave!" He clapped, looking back at her. His dark hair and tanned skin were at odds with his piercing stare. He looked almost Gree
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Thanks For All The Fish
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Stephanie dove into the cool waters of her pool, a smile gracing her face as she went under. A moment later, she resurfaced, her emerald hair glittering with beads of water.
The woman looked down to her reflection with a fond smile. Her hair wasn't always such a bright shade; she'd changed it to closer match the ocean. Swimming was one of her favorite passions, and she had always dreamed of living under the water.
While this had started as a simple fancy, it had escalated to her dyeing her hair and even switching to a fish-only diet.
Granted, it came at a cost. But she'd been blessed with good fortune for all her life, and she'd always been able to afford her expenses. Unfortunately, even her fortune was not enough to fulfill her fondest wish: a life underwater.
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Michael Owens
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United Kingdom
I am a lover of the natural world, especially with smaller creatures. Insects, Arachnids and reptiles are my greatest interests, and I aim to use my phone's and surface's cameras to show the world that natural beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. I also enjoy TF and TG art and stories. This is not a fetish type interest, more just a curiosity that something so impossible can be imagined and then brought to 'life' so vividly by so many people. I am also an avid Rail enthusiast and trainspotter!

If you wish to use any of my train pictures, go right ahead! I cannot claim them as my own because they display liveries and branding of both operating companies and manufacturers. All trains and their colour schemes belong to those companies, not me, and I won't claim the photographs of them myself neither.

I am also a Volunteer at the Secret World Wildlife Rescue centre in East Huntspill, Somerset, England, UK. The charity certainly accepts and appreciates all public support!
Secret World's Website: www.secretworld.org/

My YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UC2q_w…
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The end of the Intercity125 is in sight in the Western Region. The 18th May will see the last Class 43 powered Intercity 125 HSTs leave London Paddington after 43 years of them connecting London to the South West of England and Southern Wales. 
These iconic trains still hold the world speed record for diesel locomotive traction (mainly because the rest of the world took the smarter electric route for high-speed rail) and are a placeholder that lived far too long. But their departure is not all sad, it brings improvements and faster services (and more reliable trains) to the Great Western Mainline.
So, the sate is set. 18/05/2019. If you have never seen a GWR Intercity 125, or are missing one of the few remaining vinyls, you best get out and experience them now while you still can.
Holland has suffered a terrorist attack in the city of Utrecht on a tram. Seven people confirmed shot, no fatalities at this time. My thoughts are going out to all those caught up in this cowardly attack. And I sincerely hope the authorities catch the perpetrator soon. 

UPDATE IN COMMENTS from Kanyiko. 
Ever wondered how to track trains across the U.K (and not just the passenger ones)? Check out the following websites to track trains real time across the U.K:

realtimetrains.co.uk provides lists and real time service reports for both passing and stopping trains for free. Also has a pay-for-use Android app.

opentraintimes.com is the same as RTT but has a maps feature as well as slightly more information for free.

traksy.uk allows the user to observe signal block maps across the U.K rail network which update constantly in real time and what trains are in them as well as providing real time data in a similar format to RTT and OTT(trains displayed by headcode, however).

freightlocate.co.uk is a pay-to-use service (£25 a year) that provides a massive level of detail beyond RTT or OTT including operator of service and unscheduled reporting.

railcam.uk is a mainly pay-to-use service (£15 a year) with some basic features available for free. It provides access to remote cameras in real time to watch the railways working across the U.K in high quality, and has access to signal block maps with headcodes shown in a manner similar to Traksy. Unlike Traksy, Railcam's maps only show moving / running services and not other services sat in the various signal blocks.

raildar.co.uk is a free service with account-only options that provides very inaccurate but workable real-time GPS tracking of services and can provide historical service information as well.

uksteam.info is a great site that provides an often-updated list of all steam locomotive tours in the U.K, with locomotive allocations and timetables both provided.
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travelie Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2019
thanks for all your favs!!!!
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome, but I am sure they will not be the last of your work I will be faving! :D
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travelie Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2019
you're too kind! :bow:2 rvmp 
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner May 17, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner May 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, one more year enjoyed. I am sorry for my late reply, I was so busy on the day I didn't get the chance to log into DA. Hug 
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner May 24, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
Ohh I understand about life getting busy! You are soo very :iconwelcomeplztoo::snuzzle: V3 
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kanyiko Featured By Owner May 17, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A very Happy Birthday to you!! :hug:
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner May 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much! I am sorry for the late reply, was kept too busy on my birthday to turn on my computer. Hug 
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kanyiko Featured By Owner May 26, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem at all!! :hug:
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SUOMAR Featured By Owner May 12, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch!
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner May 14, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome. :D
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner May 12, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
Thankies again for the:iconfavplz:ing:hugs: Tard Boogie - now a plz 
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner May 14, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome, I never get tired of your works. :)
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner May 22, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug Awww 
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you soo much for all the :iconlovfavplz:ing:Luv: Relaxed dance 
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
That's alright, the more I look at your gallery, the more impressed I am by your work and your amazing skill in catching those works. Never stop catching the beauty of our world, you do it so well! :D
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
glomping heart Squish Hug 
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks For The Llama Emote:huggle: 
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
I should be thanking you for sharing your work with us, it is wonderful! :)
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
Llama Hug Awww 
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the:+fav+devwatch:ing:iconmuchsignplz::iconheartsignplz: 
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem, have a great day. 😊
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Miss-Tbones Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
:smile: :backhug: Sparkling Have a Nice Day 
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NurRayArt Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
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thinskin45 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
You are most welcome, your art is beautiful. :)
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