Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Eyes Of The Beholder.


A monster foot!

Yeah, my own! 

Today’s page is a drawing of my own foot!




Okay, after getting over your shock seeing my clumsy foot let me confess to you that I have been embarrassed, felt humiliated, and, oddly, complimented too, on its account! 

 
As a young girl, in school, my Mom, for some reason known only to her, used to make me wear boys’ shoes. Seeing my big toes, I used to think there must be something wrong with my feet!

Add hairy fat legs to it too!  

I grew up thinking my feet were just too ugly. No dainty girlie shoes for me! Though I loved heels, I could feel comfortable only in flat footwear. 

Weirdly, as I grew older, I received few compliments too, though often met with a questioning, eyebrow raised, disbelieving look from me.

   
 
It dawned on me gradually ; the shape of my feet does not matter a bit. What matters is I should feel comfortable with my own self. 

Adding pictures of a fun outing I had with few friends on an exclusive property, an old palace converted into a luxury resort.

The approach to the palace is by a special boat.


Through the upper floor windows


Back Gate.



The Palace. (pic from here)


Lovely Athangudi tiles in the verandah.


 Wishing all of you a lovely week!



14 comments:

  1. beautiful photos and a cute foot, I say!

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  2. Lovely photos and hey, I love my feet, too! ;)

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  3. So beautiful and magical..I think your feet are totally gorgeous! Wonderful healing insights..just beautiful! And wowness..love those photos!
    Victoria

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  4. The foot drawing is great, and I love the text you added to it. Those photos are beautiful, too!

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  5. A lovely drawing of your foot, I enjoy it! and great pics!

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  6. Dazzling photo and jazzy foot ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  7. love the foot comments so true! ok i could use a week in that palace, mines just a little cluttered this week!

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  8. Wonderful Photos. I love the foot!! I have a fat foot, triple E width.. I went all through my childhood thinking how ugly my feet are. Now at age 61 I don't give a hoot! LOL

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  9. So glad you put your best foot forward... I only like my feet when my toenails are painted...so they are always painted. Love love the Palace. looks like a fantastic place... A good place to put your feet. :)

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  10. Love your beautiful foot with its painted toes and the flowers around. That palace is gorgeous! happy PPF and AJED!

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  11. Fun foot art! And beautiful pics, lucky you!

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  12. Love the post about your foot! So true too! The resort looks like a very relaxing and serene place to stay.

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  13. Am sure Mr Jose Dominic will be excited if he chance to scroll through your blog for giving your touch to the wonderful palace he has opened to the world

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  14. hi ,first thankyou for visiting my blog.
    i am glad i came to your blog .you words are thought provoking. i loved this post about your foot.
    photos are that of the bolgatty palace? hope you enjoyed your stay,its one of my favourite place

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