Fun Fact of The Day: This dolphin here is actually using the puffer fish as a drug to induce a trance-like state. The skin of the puffer fish, in small amounts, is known to produce a narcotic effect. The behavior was captured by an award winning wildlife documentary producer, John Downer, and a zoologist, Rob Pilley, who states “Young dolphins are purposely experimenting with something we know to be intoxicating. After chewing it gently and passing it around, they began acting most peculiarly, hanging around with their noses at the surface as if fascinated by their own reflection.”
☁️ it’s spelled “per se” not “per say”, kids. Please.
☁️ ABO tropes can be written without the awful hypocritical mysogyny and often classicism. Some symptoms to watch out for: are you using omegas to erase women or make them even lesser status in society (“male omegas are the rarest and most valuable” trope I’m looking at you). are u using people’s biology as an excuse to pigeon hole their personalities and or talents or lot in life? That’s classist. Do you think you’re progressive by having 1 white male omega character b the hero by “not being like the others”. Stop. (All of this is only a pet peeve cus yhe same ppl proclaim to be progressive or feminists.) ABO parameters can be Cool vehicle for social commentary or exploring social dynamics but please do this intentionally and not just spawn more hypocritical mysogynist popular media
☁️ STOP REFERRING TO CHARACTERS BY HAIR COLOUR. Pls. If I have to see the words “the raven haired man” or “the platinum haired main” one more time YOI fandom……….the rest of the fic is often great and then this hits me in the face.
☁️ while we are at it do not combine the above with “male”. Eg “the platinum haired male”. 🙃🙃🙃 are you writing a BBC animal wildlife documentary???? No??? ThEN WHY.
CS AU:When all her planned work for the upcoming special in the show she produces falls apart, Emma Swan is forced to work with the networks rising star. And she doesn’t think anything good will come out of it.
Shotouts to @fairytalesandtimetravel for the amazing arts he did for this! and both @sambethe and @nowforruin that have been sounding boards, betas, translators when I ran out of words in my meagre English lexicons and cheerleaders to no end. Thank you so much for the support.
A/N: This is it, the end of the road. thank you so much to all of you for reading and commenting and sticking to it. I had a lot of fun writing this one. As for future projects, I’ll be resuming my canon reversal, Time Upon Once, and a few other things in between.
Week #7 London
The trip to London was a quiet one. Killian had chosen to ride with Tink and Liam separately, sending his apologies beforehand to the rest of the team. There were gloomy faces among most of the crew, the weeks on the road taking a toll on everyone and adding to the dreaded sense of finality. Despite the early hours and crazy days, there had been such camaraderie between the teams that it seemed it was hard for everyone to see the season come to an end. Adding to that was the fact they weren’t sure if this would be a one-time thing. They all had hopes the audience would react positively to the new spin on the collaborative show. Tink and Emma thought they had a great show and that their audiences would love it. They all hoped the network would choose to continue with the format in upcoming years, but even if the show was a success, there still could be a million reasons why this might not happen again.
Animals’ friend Jehan who keeps involuntarily suggesting new ways to commit crimes to his boyfriend Montparnasse. That is, stealing animals.
“Cats are just so cute and majestic at the same time,” Jehan says in awe to Montparnasse, looking at a black kitten crossing the street like the thunder. Next morning, he finds a cardboard box with 5 or 6 tiny black kittens inside who look suspiciously similar to the ones he saw in the cat shelter the other week. Jehan doesn’t know if Montparnasse adopted them or stole them from the shelter - but he doesn’t ask, he keeps them gladly and lovingly.
“Wouldn’t you just love riding wildly on a wonderful steed? The wind in your hair, the sensation of freedom…” Jehan sighs dreamily during a trip to the countryside. Apart the “riding a wonderful steed” bit, which Montparnasse took a little, uhm, figuratively right there and then, the next morning Jehan meets Montparnasse at his door riding a beautiful silver horse, suspiciously similar to the one they saw in the stable of the farm they visited, but Jehan doesn’t ask - he has a lot of space in the big park behind his house.
And after that time when they were watching a wildlife documentary on TV, the next morning, out of the blue, a real-life, hairy, sleepy, cute as hell, friggin’ *sloth* is on the magnolia tree in Jehan’s garden. Said sloth looks suspiciously similar to the one they saw at the zoo, but Jehan is used to that by now. He calls Montparnasse on the phone telling him to come to his place, and by the time he opens the door, the little sloth friend is hugging Jehan’s torso for dear life, as if hugging a tree trunk. “We’ll try to keep it, I guess,” Jehan says without blinking.
(The problem is, now Jehan would like to watch Bringing Up Baby on TV with his boyfriend, but after that, he’s not sure he’s ready to welcome a flesh-and-blood leopard cub in his house. Yet.)
hahahahhaha i just thought about how mikael probably has loads of little videos of yousef stored on his phone and now i want to die
like yousef is cooking eggs and mikael starts filming him and interviewing him, asking for tips and yousef rolls his eyes and laughs but then gets kind of into it and acts like he’s the host on a cooking show or smth
or yousef is tidying his room and mikael is lying on his bed filming him and describing everything yousef does like he’s the narrator on a wildlife documentary (until yousef catches him and throws a hoodie at mikael’s head and says ‘can you actually help me tidy, lazy boy’)
or sometimes, sometimes mikael likes to get a camera on yousef the moment yousef wakes up - in the rare moments mikael is awake before yousef - and yousef will groan and roll his eyes and mikael will just be like, ‘good morning, baby, what are your first thoughts of the day?’ and yousef will say something like ‘my first thought of the day is how much i wish my boyfriend would stop filming me and just kiss me instead’ and mikael laughs, but he turns the camera off and kisses yousef anyway
anyway yea mikael has tons and tons of these little videos of yousef on his phone. and sometimes if he’s missing him he’ll rewatch them, and he’ll smile fondly at the sound of yousef’s voice or the way yousef never looks directly at the camera because he’s always looking up at mikael instead. but the ones that really get him are the ones where he can hear yousef laughing and the ones where he can hear yousef say his name, because that nearly always results in mikael calling yousef and asking him to come over
<b>Me:</b> *watching wildlife documentary*<p/><b>Presenter:</b> here we are in this beautiful lagoon, where there will hopefully be sharks<p/><b>Me:</b> ... I have never heard that sentence before<p/></p>
• always let’s you have the last slice of pizza/cookie/food you share
• (that’s how you know he loves you)
• smiles and dips his head when you catch him staring at you
• fascinated by you
• so always gets caught
• tucks his shirt into his trousers (doesn’t understand why you hate it??)
• but I like this look?
• you look like a 42 year old father of three
• is that a bad thing?
• forever confused
• randomly breaks into song and/or dance
• freezes when he realises what he’s doing
• carries on bc you find it adorable
• he really is adorable
• lowkey loves you calling him adorable
• Dad Jokes™
• shownu please… enough
• blushes when you hold his hand/brush against him/do anything that involves touching him in any way!!
• so you naturally touch him as much as possible
• either tries to get away from you
• or the vein in his temple starts pulsing…
• which means trouble (good or bad) • kisses are his weakness • starts off slowly but suddenly he’s trailing kisses down your neck and has to physically rip himself away from you • asks if it’s ok to carry on • yes it’s more than oka- • carries on • loves watching you sleep
• probably bc it’s the only time he can look at you for so long without looking away • always the big spoon • afraid of crushing you in your sleep • I’m pretty sure that won’t happen • but what if it does?? • shy giant • really into wildlife documentaries for some reason?? • loves being complimented (never admits it) • subconsciously reaches for you whenever you’re near • places his hand on your thigh under tables • always gently squeezes your waist when holding you • doesn’t understand the concept of lazy sundays • what should we do? • why don’t we work out together? it’ll be fun! • … • is that a yes? • loves tickling you!! • (secretly loves it bc he gets to touch you without getting shy) • cooks for you whenever you come home late • even if it’s always ramen • loves hearing about your day • tells you about his • even if it takes a while for him to start
• loves you so so much
• just the thought of you makes him smile
The coyote draws near.
She is frost bitten. Weary. Worn.
Following hollows in the snow of elsewhere feet.
Eating what is already dead.
(She is stronger for it.)
Her hair has no brindle.
She smiles with eyes shut (sunbathing.)
In a world where the only glare
Comes from the wind.
(Squat and small)
My vibrant living-in-the-deadland mother.
Too busy to howl.
<b>Me:</b> *watching wildlife documentary*<p/><b>Wolf:</b> *hunting deer*<p/><b>Me:</b> well, this is just nature. It has to happen for this wolf to survive, I fully understand<p/><b>Wolf:</b> *goes for baby deer*<p/><b>Me:</b> hECK no<p/></p>