A Word a Week challenge: Blue

Blogger Sue at A Word In Your Ear posts two weekly challenges, one is a random word and one is a photo topic. The word challenge this week is Blue.

I generally post photos to go with the word chosen but you can post anything, a blog entry, song, poem etc.

Blue is the sky (one hopes). Blue is a mood, in which case, it’s more grey than blue. Blues music is about the soul, but you can rock it up to a foot tapping beat. Matt Minglewood’s Rockin’ the Blues comes to mind. Even better, his East Coast Blues, one of my favourites. Blue is soothing. Blue seems to be everyone’s favourite colour, though mine, personally, is red!

Blue is moody, atmospheric. Blue is exotic if you see it in a flower or a bird. Blue skies ahead means happy days and a bright future but Blue Christmasses are sad.

Here then, are some of my favourite photos featuring the all-encompassing colour of Blue!

Doctor Who’s TARDIS

The ladies’ loo in the Tyburn pub, Edgeware Rd. London

Spikey boots – used by a competitor in the Highland Games

Joe’s Scarecrow Village – Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Coronation Street is a British serial that has been running for 52 years now. There is one actor that has been on the show since the very first episode and is in the Guinness Book of records as the person playing the same character the longest on current television. (William Roache)

Number 9 Coronation Street – Even though the Duckworths don’t own it now, it will forever be “Jack and Vera’s” house

Coins in the fountain

Porcelain figurine seen in a Bed and Breakfast in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

And last, but not least, blue for atmosphere:

Rick Neilson of Cheap Trick on stage