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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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One year on from Chelsea …

This week marks the first anniversary of our sojourn to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show … and our appointment with Queen Elizabeth II … One year ago to the day we walked onto this amazing site to start work on … Continue reading

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ANZAC : LEST WE FORGET

Anzac Week has come and gone in a blur … the one day of year when our New Zealand cousins across the ditch and Australia collectively honour all servicemen and women for their service and sacrifice. It’s a solemn day … Continue reading

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What’s coming up at PHQ and beyond

Howdy all … Life continues on at a pace at PHQ in Melbourne. While our focus has been on creating 50,000 new poppies for the RSL for their annual Poppy Appeal in 2018 … we are also working towards our … Continue reading

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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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