Monday, August 27, 2007

Note From The Editor

When I say the word 'colour' to you what do you think of? Do you think of skin colour and race? Of the bright gaudy colours of the carnival? Of the emotions different colours provoke or represent?

If you were to choose a colour to base a post on which colour would it be and what would you write about? Would it be memories of that colour in your childhood, the feelings that colour brings with it or something completely different that would be the topic of your post?

Let us know by writing the post, link it to us and email me the URL and I'll add it to the list at the bottom of posts based on this weeks theme: Colours.


Justine said...

Black as Protection.

From the ages of fifteen to eighteen it was quite momentous to see me dressed in anything other than black from head to foot. I wasn't a goth, a punk or anything as interesting even. I just felt attracted to black clothes and that was it. Despite family and friends egging me on to discard my black, I only did on rare days.
I didn't think anything of this until recently when I read that black can absorb negativity and can also protect the wearer from other's moods and energies. It suddenly all made sense. I was subconsciously protecting myself. I know that because I only started wearing brighter colours when I felt stronger in myself and more secure in my identity.
Anyone else identify with that one?

The Farmers Wife said...

I think many teenagers go through a black faze (myself included) as it makes them feel more invisible or hidden. I have never heard of the protecting wears from other's mood thing before.

tangocherie said...

Black is also the color of tango: mysterious, sexy, and slimming!

When we become more confident in our dancing, we tend to wear colors.

The Farmers Wife said...

Tangocherie: Thats interesting.

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