You sure do look pretty in that pic Davina, I have been trying to work out for a while.... are you standing up or laying down with your back to the pillow? It looks like you are taking a pic of yourself laying down (I have no strange pervy reason for knowing, just curious!)
I chose mine because it's (I think) a pretty picture, and it's of Earth (who doesn't like the Earth? ) but it has the whole ocean, sunlight, clouds, element in it too. The strange thing (for me) is that I hate the color, light blue in just about any shade. . On the one hand, it's not male or female. On the other, the picture is kind of feminine one (I think). Just a good combination of elements (although at this point I'm sick of it and ready to dump it soon ).
Nobody cares what I look like, so I used this picture of the Bing Crosby U.S. Postage Stamp because I'm hoping it will inspire some young people to become acquainted with the greatest singer/actor/personality ever in the field of entertainment.
I have the picture I do because my daughter took it and somehow, regardless of her age (5), she is always able to make me look...well...not so chubby, shall we say For some reason she is able to get a good shot and it always surprises me. I have to show her everytime where the button is, but she just waves me off and takes a picture. Nothing really meaningful, just me!
This is my 3rd avatar, the other was one of me with Sir Paul McCartney in Liverpool (okay, a statue of him!).
Last July I made it to the top25 providers of oDesk and they gave me a badge and that's my picture now. oDesk was my gateway to freelancing world and online earnings, so I'll hang on to this picture for awhile.
Oooooh so unkind! And that is with the makeup and all. Jeez.. That statement has left me psychologically damaged! I am now on the floor in the fetal position, but when I have had the therapy I will reply again.
Do some research about where I live, and that will explain my avatar
Here's the true story (source: http://www.austinscaravans.com.au/twotas/): Early Tasmanian folklore has it that in 1842, Tasmania's then King, King Wilbert the (1st) from Burnie, and his wife Isabella, gave birth to a baby. Sadly this child was born with two heads, hence he was named Prince William-Herbert- one name for each head.
Of all the tragedies, poor Isabella survived the birth, but died months afterwards from the shock and complications.
In 1864 Prince William-Herbert was crowned as the 3rd King of Tasmania with the royal title King Wilbert II.
King Wilbert II lived until his late 30's and in that time married and fathered 5 children, all of whom were born with two heads. With two heads came two brains, which meant Tasmanians doubled their I.Q. and became "Twice as Smart".
Through the years it became less and less socially acceptable to sport two heads and a decision was made to start removing one. This is the reason many Tasmanians sport a scar on their shoulder.
As Tasmanians travel the fair land of Australia and even the world, many people stop them and say, "show me your scar", and many are happy to oblige, being very proud of their heritage.
There has been a significant advantage to having one head removed in that we Tasmanians have had a choice as to which one would be removed and the result is a State of Australia with significantly more attractive and well presented personages of the majority of our residents. Many of our neighboring State's residents are not so fortunate and regrettably have to sport such an array of nature's disappointments.
The legacy of the two brains still lives on and the people of Tasmania are acknowledged almost world wide as being very bright, hence the slogan:
"Two Headed Tasmanians - Twice as Smart"
or the more familiar phrase in other lands "Two Heads Are Better Than One"
It's literally my photo ID. I hate photos being taken of myself, and I figured this was OK for all intents and purposes...a little unsmiling and severe-ish whatever, but at least people can put a face to what I'm writing.
I started off on hubpages with a picture of my face, but started feeling a little insecure about it for some reason... so rather than create an alter-ego.... I thought that I would tease people with a picture of the back of my head. At least then they can see a part of me, and the rest they can guess...
I actually have a soft spot for the photo too. It was taken in a natural state (I didnt know it was being taken) whilst I was looking at the New York skyline from the top of the Rockefeller (sic.) building last year.... you can see the empire state building at the back. The light is fantastic too, taken at the the start of dusk..... I have very fond memories of my first trip to New York.
When I was browsing for hubbers, I was really intrigued with Eric Graudins' photo so when he explained it here, it was even more intrigued.
Well anyway, I chose this photo of mine because I have more of a listening ear than a knowing heart or mind. I tend to listen or read more than write a hub. When I did, a lot of people have been reacting way fast, and negatively. So it took me several months before I could get on my knees and probably write another one.
This is now my third avatar. I've always been a huge Transformers fan. I might go back to my Simpson's avatar I've created. I just get tired of looking at the same avatar everyday I guess. Does any one but me like my new avatar?
this is a great thread.....we can get to know each other through it
I LOVE TO SWIM someone..... must check who it was sent me this picture on my return to hub pages last week...... i have moved house and live near a swimming pool now for the first time in 11 years since i moved to Ireland......
i am also tired all the time just started back to work etc and i love an image of the moon so this suits me for now...... will change it again soon when i wake up a bit