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
I found purple rather a challenge, so apologies that this post doesn't perhaps live up to the other colours in the series. Despite living in an urban rainbow, I just didn't spot that much purple. Anyway, here are some of the purples to be found in Singapore this autumn (and a few memorable purple pics from 2010 at the end...!).
|the Dance Ensemble Singapore building - all self-respecting ballet schools be lilac with pink shutters!|
|glossing over some of the more glaring ironies in this picture, don't you just love the wire shutters? |
Singapore's amazing variety of old wire shutters is something I hope to explore in more detail soon
|a beautiful weed growing rampant beside the Kallang River|
|veering towards indigo here - porcelain balls for sale - purpose unknown!|
OK, time for a few cheats from autumn 2010:
|performance art at the F1 Grand Prix, Sept 2010 - the light effect on the dancer's|
body is complete SOOC luck. I love it! Their robotic pose, with Norman Foster's
UFO-like New Supreme Court in the background, makes it all looks rather sci-fi
|the Old Supreme Court, Sept 2010 F1 Grand Prix|
|the most amazing mall, ION Orchard, sparkling in it's party lights|
|ever wondered what the INSIDE of a Christmas tree looks like? Sparkly!|
And lastly, another little maternal indulgence. My girl picked this flower for me, put it in a little glass from her toy kitchen and laid it out on a yellow napkin. Bless 'er. No idea what kind of flower it is, it comes from a small shrub in the driveway and smells very strongly of freesias.
See my green, yellow, orange and red photos from previous weeks!