Skip to content

-Cuba

Fishing

Hex colour reference:  979AAA A colourful note:  this bluish grey shade appeared as manatee in Crayola boxes in 1998 and is still available in the 120 packs. If you run through through […]
Fishing

Standing Ovation

. Part of the Crayola Colour Challenge, Hex colour reference:  #199ebd A colourful note:  the bright blue green shade joined the Crayola colour offerings in 1930.   Copyright Debbie Smyth, 5 March 2017 […]
Standing Ovation

Revolution

      Hex colour reference:  #78dbe2 A colourful note: the first recorded use of aquamarine as a colour name in English was in 1598.     Copyright Debbie Smyth, 1 March […]
Revolution

Pensive

Ángel Agustín María Carlos Fausto Mariano Alfonso del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Lara y Aguirre del Pino (1897 – 1970), known as Agustín Lara,  was a Mexican songwriter.  He wrote over […]
Pensive

Showing its age

Hex colour ref: #1cac78 A colourful note: from a colour psychology viewpoint, green is seen to bring equilibrium, balancing the head with the heart; it is the colour of growth, spring and renewal; it […]
Showing its age

Urban Agriculture

Cuba’s food and goods supplies collapsed when the USSR fell and urban agriculture (small areas in cities and towns used to grow vegetables an raise animals) became a necessity. Copyright Debbie Smyth, 22 […]
Urban Agriculture