Tag Archives: colour

If I Had Wings

If I Had Wings When walking on Luing, the island where I live in the Inner Hebrides, I imagine myself right up there with the hawks and eagles, soaring on thermals over ice-blue waters and ochre shores..and able to pick … Continue reading

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The Wonder Of White

The Wonder Of White In the visible spectrum white reflects light and is the presence of all colours. Associated with innocence, simplicity, spirituality, goodness, safety, brilliance, cleanliness, the colour of new beginnings, wiping the slate clean. Of these I know … Continue reading

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Beauty In The Breakdown

Beauty In The Breakdown The weather is causing mayhem on an unprecedented scale (unless you were once a dinosaur- in which case you set a precedent for drama) around the world. If it were a person I’d accuse it of … Continue reading

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Winter’s Veil

Winters Veil Winter has a simple kind of beauty. In one sense less is more. Strong colours stand out against frost and snow. Simple forms and structures get a chance to shine. Flowers blooming only in winter are seen in … Continue reading

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True Colours: The Sequel

True Colours: The Sequel New Year spent in a beautiful house and garden in the Pentland Hills.. and there is much colour to be found. Some of it to be expected – the fragrant winter-flowering Witch-Hazel, Hamamelis mollis above, with … Continue reading

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Not A Poem

Not A Poem I am – therefore I think. I think in colour, and in light. I think the colours of the night. I think along the daytime path I crunch on gravel and I laugh.. To see the branches, … Continue reading

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True Colours

True Colours These two words have been rolling around in my head for a good few hours. I love exploring the way language is used – and how the same (almost any) two words can be interpreted differently. What is … Continue reading

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