Hot pink


Glorious stuff

Carving on the hot pink board, the colour stands out and looks great.

Here are some facts on the colour pink

  • Brighter pinks are youthful, fun, and exciting, while vibrant pinks have the same high energy as red; they are sensual and passionate without being too aggressive.
  • Pink is the color of happiness and is sometimes seen as lighthearted.
  • Bright pinks, like the color red, stimulate energy and can increase the blood pressure, respiration, heartbeat, and pulse rate. They also encourage action and confidence.
  • Pink has been used in prison holding cells to effectively reduce erratic behavior.
  • The pink ribbon is an internationally recognized symbol of hope and awareness in the fight against breast cancer.
  • In Japan, the color pink has a masculine association.
  • The Chinese had not recognized the color pink until they had contact with Western culture and the Chinese word for pink translates as “foreign color.”
  • Pink encourages friendliness while discouraging aggression and ill-will.
  • Since the color pink is said to have a tranquilizing effect, sport’s teams sometimes use pink to paint the locker room used by opposing teams.
  • Some studies of the color pink suggest that male weightlifters seem to lose strength in pink rooms, while women weightlifters tend to become stronger around the color.
  • Pastries taste better when they come out of pink boxes or served on pink plates (it only works with sweets). Pink makes us crave sugar.
  • Tickled pink: to be happy
  • A pink elephant: term to describe hallucinations during intoxication
  • For women who are often overworked and overburdened, an attraction to pink may speak of a desire for the more carefree days of childhood.




Riding pink



Hitting the top



The view from the hill



A dumping….of sorts



side swipe

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