Author Archives: 5000 Poppies

Sometimes my heart swells with so much pride … this was one of those times

Things have been achanging at PHQ. The poppies have found a new home at the East Malvern RSL and it’s a fantastic space for us … and now my #1 Son, Evan, is about to fly the coop … Evan … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

11/11/2018 will bring the end of the Centenary of  Anzac.  Four years of commemorating our brave Australian heroes from the last 100 years. For 5000 Poppies which seems to have become a movement of sorts (it seems this amazing tribute has … Continue reading

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Top 50 Influencer Awards

Good morning poppy friends. We have been invited to participate in this year’s Top 50 Influencer Awards (which is all about how we use social media to connect with our audience). We are entered in the main awards but also … Continue reading

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2017 … and we are back at at it!!!

Good afternoon all … and welcome to 2017. So that was Christmas and New Year done and dusted … I hope you had a wonderful break (if you managed) and some special time with family and friends.  I can’t quite … Continue reading

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Thank you … our Christmas message to you all

Good morning … and compliments of the season to you all. It’s been quite a wild ride over the last 3 years plus for Marg and I … and it’s only really in the last week or so that we’ve … Continue reading

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Our beautiful poppies have had a busy couple of weeks …

LEST WE FORGET Remembrance is well and truly alive but it is changing … according to this article on Remembrance in the Digital Age by Historian Tom Sear Published in the Conversation.  Tom writes about how digital technology has changed … Continue reading

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We have not been idle …

So we have had a small break following what has been a massive three years of very hard work, but we have not been idle.  There is still so much to do before our grand finale at the Australian War … Continue reading

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