• OUR COLOURFUL PLANET

    WHY IS THE SKY SO BLUE?

    Why is the sky blue? The light from the Sun looks white. But it is really made up of all the colours of the rainbow.  When white light shines through a prism, the light is separated into all its colours. A prism is a specially shaped crystal.  The light you see is just one tiny bit of all the kinds of energy beaming around the universe and around you! We call it the visible spectrum because the human eyes and brain can translate all this energy into the colours of our…

  • BEING HUMAN

    PRESS PAUSE

    Beginning with …. The Pause Mind in action, racing, angular, sharp, invasive … “STOP!”  I shout wanting relief.  Pushing it all away … needing what I call “peace of mind”. A yearning;  a longing. Failing miserably as it drags me into another brief chapter – exhausted. “STOP!” What if?  What if … I “do” nothing?  Don’t push, hide, ignore, shout and scream, stoke it’s embers giving it the oxygen to burn even brighter. What if … I press the “PAUSE” button just for a second … the briefest of moments…

  • OUR COLOURFUL PLANET

    ARE FLOWERS NATURALLY BLUE?

    What makes flowers appear blue? The natural deep blue of these genetians always catches my eye How could we ever this this is not a naturally blue flower? Natural blue Forget-me- not Hydrangea whose blue colouration depends on the ph of the soil Back to basics for a moment!  A reminder as to how we SEE colour. All objects absorb or reflect different wavelengths of light. Those wavelengths may be in the VISIBLE RANGE of the spectrum that our eyes are sensitive to creating colours in the ranges of Reds…

  • DISCOVER YOUR CREATIVE SIDE

    The NATURE of Blue

    BLue is a PRIMARY colour which enables us to create so many hues by simply mixing them with red and yellow. For me its playtime as I knew as a child During rock formations many blue minerals colour crystals and stones with a depth of blue that we rarely see in nature : Lapis Lazuli From space our planet appears blue. HAv eoyu ever thought why the sky and oceans appear so blue. Find out here So many flowers carry the pigment that makes them appear blue. Bluebells in the…