Life in Colour: June – White

This month’s Life in Colour Photo Challenge theme is a special one. We are looking at images of White and it seems that I have quite a few to share. White is technically not a colour, white light comprises all hues on the visible light spectrum. White is the lightest colour and is achromatic (having no hue). White…

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Life in Colour: May – Purple

Following a month of Pink in April, we are now highlighting Purple in May for the Life in Colour Photo Challenge. This monthโ€™s theme is a bit challenging, as HeyJude wants us to avoid Violet. Both are secondary shades of red and blue, but purple is red predominant and saturated, while the spectral colour of…

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Life in Colour: April – Sakura Pink

This month’s Life in Colour theme of Pink was perfectly timed for sakura season. Otherwise known as cherry blossoms, sakura are the flowers of the genus Prunus trees. For a couple weeks at the beginning of each spring, cherry blossoms bloom into clouds of pink and white. Those who have been lucky enough to visit…

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Life in Colour: April – Pink

Welcome to a new month and a new Life in Colour Photo Challenge. In April, we look at Pink. Pink: A delicate colour that means sweet, nice, playful, cute, romantic, charming, feminine, and tenderness; is associated with bubble gum, flowers, babies, little girls, cotton candy, and sweetness.

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Life in Colour: March – Green

With a new month comes a new Life in Colour Photo Challenge theme. In March, we are looking at Green. Green signals new life in spring, fresh green leaves, the shoots of new bulbs emerging from the soil. It is a cool and soothing colour, bringing us moisture and shade. Landscape greens Botanical greens Edible…

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Life in Colour: Belated January – Brown

Unfortunately, I joined in on HeyJude’s Life in Colour Photo Challenge a month late, so missed the theme for January. I’m going to go ahead and catch up with some earthy Brown. I’m trying to post photos I have not yet shared, but some of them are worth repeating so they may look familiar if…

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Life in Colour: February – Yellow

Thanks to Marie from HopsSkipsandJumps, I was introduced to HeyJude’s Life in Colour Photo Challenge. Each month, she posts a photo theme and this year will be focused on colour. Colour affects us all โ€“ it can ignite our senses, change our moods, our perceptions, our choices of what to wear or how to decorate our…

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Travel nostalgia at Tivoli Miniature World

Whatever happened to miniature villages? Back in the 1980s and 1990s, children and families in Ontario were spoiled by these attractions filled with small-scale replicas. Tivoli Miniature World in Niagara Falls, Canada was opened in the early 1990s, after moving from its original location in Prudhomme’s Landing on the shores of Lake Ontario. It featured…

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Hometown Challenge: My favourite photos of Toronto

If you’ve been following this blog lately, you’ll know that I recently completed the Travel Challenge, where I posted 10 of my favourite photos taken during my international adventures. Unfortunately, 2020 was a bad year for travel so beyond the ones from my timely pre-pandemic trip to Cambodia and Vietnam, most of the photos in…

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