Thursday’s Special: Eye Contact

In response to Paula’s Thursday’s Special

Elephant
Elephants have been revered in Thailand for many centuries. Famous as the strongest beasts of burden, in Thailand they were important in battle, with kings mounted on Elephants fighting the Burmese to defend Thailand on many occasions. They have also been noted for their intelligence, memory and pleasant nature. A Thai legend has it that a marriage is like an elephant– the husband is the front legs, that choose the direction, the wife the back legs, providing the power !

Neighbours Moggy
Neighbours Cats Eyes
Over There
Feral horse at the Nant Ffrancon Pass north wales, UK. Obviously not interested in being todays Model
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Keep both Eyes on that King Cobra especially as its heading for me
Temple Statue
Close up of a black and gold temple statue Thailand
2-face
Graffiti, photo-realistic artist have been using the Duke since August 2012 in hope of making it Europes largest open air Art Gallery. The Duke of Lancaster was a railway steamer passenger ship that operated in Europe from 1956 to 1979, and is currently beached near Mostyn Docks, on the River Dee, north-east Wales. The Lancaster was sold to Liverpool based company Empirewise Ltd, who intended her to be used as a static leisure centre and market. She arrived at her new home at Llanerch-y-Mor, near Mostyn, on 10 August 1979. The ship was brought into a permanent dock and the hull was sealed not in concrete, as is commonly thought, but surrounded by a large tonnage of sand pulled out of the Dee estuary. Known as The Fun Ship, it was also possible to visit her bridge and engine room. Conversion for use as a 300-room hotel did not appear to go beyond the preliminary planning stage. Its use as The Fun Ship was relatively short-lived and it was subsequently closed to the public because access to the ship is via a bridge under the North Wales railway line, which is too low for emergency vehicles. Over time, the vessel has become increasingly derelict. The ship was later used as a warehouse by its owners Solitaire Liverpool Ltd, a clothing company registered to the same address as Empirewise Ltd. Despite rumours that the ship would be scrapped, the company stated that they have no plans either to sell it or to restore it and its current use is uncertain. Despite having large amounts of its exterior paintwork covered in rust, the interior of the ship is in good condition. It was featured in the 2011 series of BBC2s Coast. (Wikipedia)
Highland Beast
Highland cow, the breed was developed in the Scottish Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland. Breeding stock has been exported to the rest of the world
Horse And Cart
Horse drawn cart at a reconstructed Victorian town England.
London Eye
Reflections of the London eye and County Hall in the river Thames, the London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames, also known as the Millennium Wheel. The structure is 443 feet (135 m) tall and the wheel has a diameter of 394 feet (120 m). When erected in 1999 it was the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. Each of the 32 ovoidal capsules weighs 10 tonnes and can carry 25 people.
Alien
illegal alien

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Special thank you to Paula for creating the Thursday Special

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16 thoughts on “Thursday’s Special: Eye Contact

  1. I first saw the Duke near Mostyn in 2004 (our first revisit to the UK in 25 years) and wondered why the authorities had left a forgotten hulk in a tourist area, now I know – many thanks for the update. Great pics :-o) .

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