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Calendar 2012: Colours: January

The photo

Snowy owl, Japan

Where and When :
at Kyoto Municipal Zoo, early April, 2011

The reason why I think it represents the colour white :
At first sight, I just thought this bird is so cute but it's not possible to take it home as a pet, so I took some pics. For me "White" is associated with "so pure", "entirely new" or any positive aspects...I thought my pic is a perfect match to your calendar of 2012 since I'm quite sure this benign smile of snowy owl can make everybody happy, is a good sign for a new start.

I'm happy if you like it !
Sincerely,

Madoka Tamura

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Tell us what you think about this photo. Each month throughout 2012 we'll be focussing on a different colour. In January we're starting with white and this lovely photo from Madoka Tamura. What English idioms do you know that contain the word white? You should be able to find some on our website. We'll publish our favourite comments and give you some "white" idioms later this month.

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