Since the author is a great fan of Pantone, this website uses a Pantone-adherent colour palette. The light colour scheme is as follows:

On devices that support universal dark schemes such as an iPhone or iPad running iOS 13 or later, a MacBook running macOS 10.14 or later, some Android devices and most modern desktop browsers besides Internet Explorer (full compatibility list availble from Mozilla), this website honours the reader’s choice of colour scheme. The dark colour scheme, also fully Pantone-adherent, is as follows:

The colours used, in the order given above, are the main accent used somewhat liberally throughout the site; gold used sparingly for star rating, marking recommended articles and, liberally, on my photography portfolio; the colour of the main text; the background colour; the highlight colour used to mark select sentences, phrases or asides/notes; and the secondary text colour used with three additional levels of transparency to suggest the weights of various design elements.