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A Little Word on Which Poppy Pattern to Use …

Good afternoon team poppy … what an amazing few weeks we have had. We are now up to just over 12,000 members on the facebook group … so our little group has grown into a mammoth group with all the … Continue reading

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Meet the Team …

Good morning team Poppy. Just a quick note to introduce you to Lynn Berry (that’s me in the middle) and Marg Knight (that’s her on the left) aka Cow & Chicken. We are the creators of the amazing 5000 Poppies … Continue reading

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Australian War Memorial : 11.11.2018

If you have not been here before … welcome to the 5000 Poppies blog. We have had an exciting journey over the last 4 years … if you would like to read all about our project, there is a link … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards

Good morning all … This week marks another milestone in our progress towards our goal of 50,000 beautiful handmade poppies for Remembrance Day 2018 for the RSL. It’s quite a journey … for all of us.  But in reality, it’s … Continue reading

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One Hundred and One Years On!

Today is the 101st Anniversary of the Battle of Fromelles. A year ago, we were so privileged to be in Fromelles to commemorate the Centenary of the Battle, and those Australian and other lives lost or forever changed. From the … Continue reading

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The Challenge is ON!!!

I am told by a reliable source … not to mention any names … that it is approx 40 weeks until 1 April 2018. That being established … and as we have collected approx 12,500 to date … we have … Continue reading

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Moving right along …

The last couple of weeks have seen us still reminiscing about our London visit last year with Facebook bringing up memory after memory … I am still pinching myself … it was such a surreal experience meeting the Queen and … Continue reading

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