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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – The Colour Purple

Cee’s the colour Purple challenge

Purple can be a magical colour in nature, so  much so that it almost looks ethereal in its different shades and tints. Some would call it lilac, or that dreaded word…. mauve….. I am not fond of that word. I am not a pastel person. Mauve reminds me of bland pastel colours, that can make me feel physically sick! Bright, bold, clean colours stimulate me. Yet this soft lilac waterlilly is one of my favourite photographs. To me the photograph is mystical and ethereal, but then I do have a vivid imagination…

Ethereal Water Lilly

 More inclining to magenta, I still call the flower in the following photo a purple cabbage flower.

Cabbage flower or fruit - Narita, Japan
Cabbage flower or fruit – Narita, Japan

Does Colour affect your mood? Something to ponder about.

15 thoughts on “Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – The Colour Purple”

      1. Lol, yes, I know you’re right that it’s color is really purple, but in farmerspeak it’s called a red cabbage! Sorry, I truly wasn’t trying to be misleading!

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          1. It is a very beautiful curly variety! For such a small place, we are indebted hugely to Japan for some truly wonderful additions to our gardens all around the world!

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