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Black and White

This shot captures much of my experience of Havana – colour, fun, street art, classic cars, joy, spirit, old and new. Hex colour ref:  #232323 A colourful note: the term Black comes […]
Black and White

On the move

– Hex colour ref: #cb4154 A colourful note:  Brick Red is term commonly used for a warm brownish-red colour, similar to that of red clay bricks. This name appeared in Crayola’s crayon boxes […]
On the move

Mauvellous Sunset

– Hex colour reference:   EF98AA A colourful note: everyone who has been watching or participating in the Crayola colour challenge since January is well aware of the fantastic mix […]
Mauvellous Sunset

Jazzy Rear View

  – Hex reference: #ca3767 A colourful note:   this deep shade of red-violet, known as jazzberry jam in the Crayola world, became a crayon in 2003. If you fancy being […]
Jazzy Rear View

Fruit and Veg

Camagüey Market,  Cuba,  December 2016 – Hex colour ref:  ffaacc A colourful note on carnation pink: It seems that the first recorded use of carnation as a colour name in […]
Fruit and Veg

A touch of Pizzazz

Hex colour reference:  #ff1dce A colourful note:  this bright shade of magenta, known as purple pizzazz,  joined Crayola in 1990 as part of its fluorescent specialty set.  . . Copyright Debbie Smyth, 31 March 2017 […]
A touch of Pizzazz

Goose Steps

The term “goose step” originally referred to a British military drill in which one leg at a time was swung back and forth without bending the knee. Standing on only […]
Goose Steps

Rocking in Viñales

Hex colour Reference:  #7442c8 A colourful note:  Purple heart is the common name for a rainforest tree, Peltogyne, a tree that has incredibly strong wood.  Known as heartwood, it is famous for both its […]
Rocking in Viñales