(You need to swipe to see all the pics so this makes sense, ok!!) My mother's voice is definitely ringing in my ears as I shuffle through this lot of photos.... "why do you have to speak with so many facial expressions?", "why do you move your hands about so much when you talk", "... so not ladylike..."!!!!
I heard A LOT of that as I was growing up. The first pic is the kind of image my mother would line me to be... Yep, I am certainly quite the 'wrong daughter' for my mum-- all that gentle and demure loveliness that she is and the qualities she holds dear... Well, you know me-- demure, I am NOT!! Me, quite the oddball, too independent to fit in the traditional mould!
This morning, there I was, hoping my seemly sensible friends would do me a favour and take a few decent photos of me on my phone... They just told silly jokes and talked nonsense instead!!! (The moral here-- choose your friends WISELY!) There was that hoohah last week with the #expressiveasians hashtag, over some Hollywood directors considering Asians "not very expressive".... Well, I might have just proved otherwise!
My mother would probably be horrified if she knew that I put out pics like these in public eye!! Still, we do have a laugh about it-- too late to change now, and I have absolutely NO INTENTION to, anyway!
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Can you people Please keep in down?? I'm trying to nap under here! 🐶💤