Sing a Rainbow Day 5…

Red and yellow and pink and green,

Purple and orange and blue,

I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow,

Sing a rainbow too.

Arthur Hamilton

avocado salad

It’s Day 5 of my Sing a Rainbow Challenge and that means it is purple, another of my favourite colours. It goes so well with my other favourite colour green, and they set the tone for my colour palette for my decor style.  

Purple is a secondary colour; a combination of red and blue. I love all shades of purple: amethyst, heather, lilac, lavender, grape, orchid, magenta, plum, mulberry and violet.

It is the colour of peace and meditation. I like to light a lilac candle in the evenings to create a calming atmosphere, when I wind down and practise my Mindful Mediation.

Purple is a very popular colour for garden landscaping and let’s not forget the sensational scent from growing lavender.

lavender & bees

The bees love these colourful flowers…


Look out for purple amongst the wild flowers.


Such a vivid colour…love it!


This one stands tall!


The iris is the symbol of faith, passion and purity.


And I had to include a Scottish Thistle: it’s our national emblem!

Here is this week’s colourful playlist:

  • Purple Rain- Prince
  • Purple People Eater- Sheb Wooley
  • Purple Stain- Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Purple Haze- Jimi Hendrix
  • Purple Sky- Kid Rock
  • Purple Heather- Rod Stewart
  • Lilac Wine- Elkie Brooks

‘Listen with your eyes…listen with your ears….and sing everything you see….’

Love my iPhone…music, fun and photography. Only two more of these Rainbow posts!


3 thoughts on “Sing a Rainbow Day 5…

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