Green – The Promise of New Life

“When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, and the dimpling stream runs laughing by; when the air does laugh with our merry wit, and the green hill laughs with the noise of it.” Lord Byron The primary colours of blue and yellow unite to create green. Green is the symbolic meaning for…

Reach for the Sky

“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.” Victor Hugo, Les Misérables We look to the soaring blue of the heavens to experience a moment of respite, even imagining that we have wings to dance with the…

Black – The Queen of Colours

“I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colours was black.”  Pierre-Auguste Renoir Black is the colour of night, of ebony and outer space.  Its power to envelop our world gives it a secretive, mysterious and enigmatic appeal.  Technically speaking, however it is not considered a colour at all; rather, it is the…