Sky Blue

According to Wikipedia, "Sky blue is the name of a colour that resembles the colour of the sky at noon". Don't we all enjoy looking up into a beautiful blue sky? I couldn't help thinking of a verse from an old song that goes "Blue skies, smiling at me; Nothing but blue skies, do I... Continue Reading →

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Food Colouring

We walked down to town to pick up a few groceries from our local New World supermarket and I was attracted to the bakery cake cabinet. This little cupcake is so cute with its lavender icing and googly eyes! Although the googly eyes are great fun it was the turquoise and lavender rose-shaped cupcakes that had... Continue Reading →

Cool Blues and Hot Pink

Four lovely images remaining, all are flowers and I have three blues and one pink. The pink easily holds it own - this is no passive pink! Thanks to the photographers for granting permission to use their photos. ** Click on photo to enlarge ** Texas bluebonnets, Lupinus texensis. Taken by Steven Schwartzman (Austin, Texas,... Continue Reading →

Pink and Blue Together

Enjoy these two bright and beautiful images where pink and blue reign supreme, featuring together to great effect! Thank you to both photographers for allowing me to use your images Aerial display, Malta International Airshow Taken by Anita (Malta) From:   WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge - Lines | 26 April, 2018 Blog:     Anita's Images Havana, Cuba... Continue Reading →

Shades of Blue

Have I got some blues for you! These photos are guaranteed to lift your spirits and chase away "the blues". Many thanks to the photographers who've allowed me to use their images. Blue sofa in the forest. I asked Simone to tell me about this surprising scene and her response is below the photo. Thanks... Continue Reading →

Pink and Blue: A Gentle Introduction

I've been collecting images in pink and blue - both or either. Having collected rather a lot, I'll split them over several posts and I hope you enjoy them! This post is dedicated to photos that show paler shades of pink and blue - subtle and more easily overlooked. "Thank you!" to the featured photographers... Continue Reading →

I Do Love Blue!

Since moving here in February I've passed through the Gore Public Gardens several times and taken a few photos, and it turns out they all seem to involve the colour blue! First though, a general shot of the central garden area, taken 3 March. "This public garden has an interesting history. It was designed, in... Continue Reading →

Garden Blues

Here are some photos of 'blue' that I've encountered while visiting the Dunedin Botanic Garden and Larnach Castle Garden this year (Dunedin, New Zealand). One plant featured here is native to NZ - the Chatham Island Forget-Me-Not. Lithodora growing in the rock garden, Dunedin Botanic Garden. I glanced across the bridge (below) and saw it... Continue Reading →

I see… Indigo

Bringing together a collection of photos for this colour-themed post on Indigo proved to be pretty challenging but finally, here it is! To see a larger, more detailed view of a particular image, follow the link to the original post (that is, the link after "From:") All images are used with permission. My grateful thanks... Continue Reading →

I see … BLUE

A selection of different kinds of BLUE, different shades, different forms - I hope you enjoy the variety! Sometime in the future I intend to do a separate post on "Indigo". All photos are used with permission. My grateful thanks to the "permitters" for allowing me to share your imagery.   Blue Hydrangea from the... Continue Reading →

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