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At first glance, it seems conventional. Cut short, a salt-and-pepper colouring. A turn of the head and suddenly a flash of brightest blue can be seen. On the right side of the fringe, it proclaims individuality and choice.
He pushes a bright red, plastic train on wheels. A blue dummy hangs from his mouth. He smiles at his mother as she bends down to remove it. Stiff-legged with the newness of walking, he toddles up the gentle slope.
Her long, gypsy skirt swirls around her ankles in the wind, flashing. Red, green, yellow, blue; primary colours dazzle in the autumn sun. She wears a yellow jersey emblazoned with a charity logo. Her smile is bright, but slightly forced, … Continue reading
It starts out white as a bowl of cream. The machine adds colours – blue, yellow, green, red. Each in exact quantities, calculated to the last millilitre. As it mixes, the perfect blue emerges like magic.
Graceful, it catches the wind like a bird. Its white wings turn, producing energy which is almost visible, fizzing and whirling between its blades, as they move against the bright blue sky.
Opening the curtains reveals pale blue sky, a watercolour wash fading to pale pink as it hits the horizon. The far off hills look as delicate as a papercut, the trees as thin as rice paper.
One is a muted blue, a starburst of hazel brown surrounding the jet black iris, little flecks of a darker brown inside it. They look like planets seen from far away. The other is a chestnut brown with light brown … Continue reading