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The Fab 40s In Pink & Red | Sheela Writes

The Fab 40s In Pink & Red

Pink is the colour of candy floss And red is the colour of my beating heart   Things have certainly changed around here.  Mousing through the archives, I realise that I’ve gone from wearing almost exclusively dark shades and black to, well, look at me now. Wearing Red.  And mixing it all up with Pink. And posing like I’ve been doing it my entire life. Indeed, this blog has come a long way since  I started it in November 2012, went on a hiatus (somewhat sporadically yet frequently, if that makes any sense) until November 2015 when I decided there were a few things I wanted to accomplish before turning 50.  I know it sounds truly peculiar but one of the key things on my list was to find a tribe of my own.  Yes, a tribe.  A gathering of like-minded souls, gender notwithstanding.  A circle of people able to discuss and dissect any topic under the bright blue sky, without fear of judgement, and who feels equally comfortable with the sound of silence. The …

Does Pink Really Exist | Sheela Writes

Does Pink Really Exist?

Is Pink a made-up colour? Is it even real?   Or simply the act of wishful thinking, our brain blending red and violet wavelengths together to create the colour of many little girls’ birthday parties? And I’m not talking about the artiste once known as Alecia Moore. I’m also surmising that you’re somewhat bewildered by the title of this post since my covershot has absolutely no pink whatsoever in it. At all. Perhaps these subsequent images will be of some help. And while it’s perfectly true that no single wavelength of light appears pink, and that pink requires an amalgamation of both red as well as violet lights, does that equate a drummed-up, imaginary existence for what Pantone has coined as one of the two colours of 2016? I’m not so sure. Further food for thought: colour itself is merely an interpretation presented by our brain, meaning no other colour is really out there.  Colour is a sensation which arises in your head.  It’s how you interpret it then name it and, consequently, categorise it. …