At only 70-ish miles from the equator there's no traditional northern hemisphere change in the seasons here in Singapore. I thought this might be an interesting exercise in sharing the shades of a tropical Asian autumn; lush, vibrant and dripping with
So here are some of the yellows to be found in Singapore this autumn. Once I'd collected all the shots together I realised that people here aren't shy about bright masonry paint! And as a group it's suddenly apparent that my first six photos are all at strange and wonky angles - I hope my cack-eyed view of life doesn't make you seasick.
|my favourite yellow - the Rochor Complex has red, green and blue blocks too, but they're no match for this|
|shophouses in Chinatown|
|shophouses in Little India|
|the back of the Fortune Centre. Not quite the 50% yellow required but I couldn't bear to crop!|
|mid-autumn festival lanterns at Kampong Bugis|
|homemade cinnamon swirls - the taste of pure autumn regardless of the climate!|
|standard municipal planting (so exotic!)|
|oodles of noodles|
|a maternal indulgence - The Boss's finger painting of Winsent WangGo's Sunflowers |
(as pronounced by her divine, Singlish-speaking, American-inflected teacher!)
See my green photos from last week here!