How the colour pink got its name

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Have you ever seen a colour called light red? It even sounds weird doesn’t it. That’s because light red has its own colour name – pink. And pink is the most recent basic colour term to come into existence in the English language. How did pink get its name I love finding out how colour…

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Who ignited our love affair of pink?

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Over the past decade or two there’s been quite a lot of pink bashing. I’ve always champion pink because I’ve felt it got an undeservedly bad rap. When journalists would call up and ask for my opinion and I’d say I’m pro pink, they would thank me for my time and kept searching for someone…

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5 fun facts about the colour pink

5 Fun Facts About The Colour Pink Cloud Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! This month we’re going to be looking at some of the fun facts about the colour pink. Here I share my top 5 favourite facts about this wonderful hue! 1. How Pink got its name I just love learning how colours get their name and I especially love how pink got it’s…

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Holi – Hindu Festival of Colours

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If there is one festival that celebrates colour, it’s Holi. It’s a Hindu religious festival lasting up to 16 days, where the main day is celebrated by people throwing powder and literally being covered from head to toe in a rainbow of colour. It certainly brings back many happy memories when I was lucky enough…

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Top 5 colourful blogs for 2022

top 5 colourful blogs for 2022

Hello colour lover! 2022 is drawing to a close so I thought I’d take a peek at which blogs were the most read this year. So here are the top five blogs loved by you. Going from 5 to 1, they are… Number 5. 5 fun facts about the colour green We discover why this…

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Why the Queen wore bright colours

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When it comes to colour, Queen Elizabeth II, who died Sept. 8 at 96, was known for wearing bright, vibrant colours. This was for one specific purpose. So everyone, no matter where they were in the crowd, could see her. This is what her daughter-in-law, Sophie, Countess of Wessex shared in the 2016 documentary, The Queen at…

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5 fun facts about the colour purple

5 Fun Facts About The Colour Purple Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! Purple is having a bit of a revival at the moment. Many trend forecasting companies announcing that every tint, tone and shade of purple is trending for autumn 2022. So I thought I would share with you some fun facts and curiosities about the colour purple where we go on a colourful…

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