There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.
- Holmes, in “A Study in Scarlet”, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Don’t be alarmed! This isn’t a photo of blood, but I did think it was interesting that the quotation discusses scarlet, and in this photo the scarlet ran over a colourless object. No more clues – what is this a photo of?
Last week the Macro Monday Photo was called Spots. As many of you guessed, it was a photo of the spots on a flower petal – in this case a lovely yellow lily that my friend in Phoenix had in a vase on her kitchen table.