Weekly Writing Challenge: A Splash of Color

Blue is used everywhere in the Cyclades, church cupolas, windows, doors, walls, staircases and fences which provide blue ‘belts’ around buildings, which supposedly provide protection against evil. Turquoise stones on jewellery, belts and weapons are put there to safeguard people, animals and even plants.  Blue ‘eyes’ and blue stones mounted on gold and silver are presented to babies and small children as a talisman for protection and in the Greek Boy Scouts all the boys where a sky-blue scarf around their necks for this very same reason.

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2 responses to “Weekly Writing Challenge: A Splash of Color

  1. I’m on a blue theme too, but somewhat different. At first glance I thought that was a youthful you with the paint pot, Andrew.

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