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Posts from the ‘The Colour Grey’ Category

Outside, Everywhere – In Which I Pay Homage to Green

Green got into my soul on Wednesday

Magical Spring www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Drink

Flaking Green Paint www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com
Work

Blades of Grass, Tree Trunk www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com
Escape

Flaking Khaki Paint on Cattle Crush www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com
Job

Blades of Grass, Flaking Paint
Underneath

Flaking Green Paint, Old Machinery www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com
History

Pennywort www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Spend

Old Canoe www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com
Going Nowhere

Mossand Shadows
Soft

Duck Weed on Water Trough
Wet

Green Plastic Tarp and Ladder
Sunset

Clematis www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com
Behind

Pegs on Line www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com
Resting

Galvanised Skies, Slate and Ash – In Which I Pay Homage to (Get Lost In) Grey

Oh god, I think I may have missed the wordpress deadline for posts on A Splash of Colour, but’s that’s probably because I was meandering about in the world of grey, where you don’t have any strong opinions and it’s all give and take and two sided. Then it’s suddenly the end of the week! Never mind, I offer it up anyway. Please don’t get depressed.

Lime Plaster Wall in Shaded White www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Grey. You might not like it but it’s everywhere. It’s the median of life, neither absence of light, nor full of light. It is hovering all around, in every shadow, touching each surface, making objects solid and deep.

It’s a symbol of authority and conservatism. Suits and ties.

It is often the muted backdrop to this temperate place, the sky washed through with a hundred shades, a comprehensive index of neutral.

Cloudy Grey Sky www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Cloudy Grey Sky with TreesIt is the colour of aggregates and cement, we build with those. It is grim and tough like granite and cool and smooth like slate. It is the bloom on the wriggles of tin and the protective coating on iron. It is as heavy as lead.

Rag Slate Roof

Galvanised Dustbin Lid www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com Galvanised Close Up www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Lead Pipe www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.comSlate Floor www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.comLead Pipe fixed to WallIt is mistily ambiguous, made of only of water and air.

Condensation with Willow www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

And flaky and flyaway.

Wood Ash www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Clematis Seedhead www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Grey Moth www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

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But it is solid and dependable.

Grey Front Door www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Ash Wood www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

It is known as sombre, cheerless.

Lime Plaster Wall in Shaded White www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

But can be practical and warm, soft and cosy. It doesn’t show the dirt

Gloves with Tar Paint  www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Grey Jacket on Grey Wall  www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.comGrey Wristwarmers

It is the cover of a favourite book

Book Cover by John Gray  www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

And has a certain elegance

Ikea Duvet Cover  www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Grey Shirt  www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

Tree Wallpaper  www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

And lest we forget…

Grey Cows  www.thinkingcowgirl.wordpress.com

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