Deeper into the Blue – or dinner of Frutti di mare

Karma or not (see the previous post “Feeling blue”) but my relationship with blue blossomed to the point that, when I was about to host a dinner party, it become a colour scheme for a table setting.  But I didn’t want my guests to associate the colour blue with the food I was about to cook.  The reason being that according to colour psychology blue is one of the most popular colours, but it is one of the least appetizing. So I thought I’d better call it “Frutti de mare” instead. Menu Mini vol au vents filled with tea smoked salmon mousse Sesame seed crusted crab cakes served with sweet chili sauce Roast barramundi...

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Feeling blue

I was feeling blue the other day, I don’t how to describe it, all I know is that I went around the house and gathered all the objects I could find of that hue.I then spent the next few hours re-arranging and grouping them together until I liked what I saw. That pursuit of looking for blue must have slipped into my subconscious because when, later that day, I saw a chair sitting on a lawn at a random garage sale with a cushion upholstered in blue and yellow silk, I went and bought it.I have to admit, I didn’t just buy it for the sake of following my fixation, and it was love...

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