Life in Colour

Bonus Gold

Left: Gold painted PO Box in Penzance in honour of Helen Glover who won the gold medal in the women’s coxless pair at the 2012 Summer Olympics and in 2016 at Rio de Janeiro

Right: Gold painted PO Box in Lincoln – in honour of Sophie Wells a British para-equestrian who won three medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics and 2 Golds and 1 Silver at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, and most recently Team Gold and Individual Silver at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Have you found Gold in surprising places?

Life in Colour

To find out more about this year’s photo challenge here on Travel Words, please read this post.

This month we will be looking for Gold. Gold is the colour of wealth, of power, of gods. Gold-leaf applied to paintings, gold crowns and coins. But look also for golds in the natural world, a fish, a sunset or sunrise, flowers and autumn leaves or sunlight on water. Or capture the light in the ‘golden hour’.

Golden Reflections

What golds can you discover?

Life in Colour

Bonus Gold

Golden Girdle

Watts Chapel near Guildford in Surrey – A golden terracotta girdle circles the interior with a series of flowers created by the village children. The altar gleaming in the gloom. More than 70 villagers worked alongside Mary Watts to create the tiles to help decorate the Chapel.

Have you discovered any Decorative golds?

Life in Colour

To find out more about this year’s photo challenge here on Travel Words, please read this post.

This month we will be looking for Gold. Gold is the colour of wealth, of power, of gods. Gold-leaf applied to paintings, gold crowns and coins. But look also for golds in the natural world, a fish, a sunset or sunrise, flowers and autumn leaves or sunlight on water. Or capture the light in the ‘golden hour’.

“Colour is a power which discreetly influences the soul.”
~ Wassily Kandinsky

What golds can you discover in your world?