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LEST WE FORGET

Good evening Team Poppy. It’s Remembrance Day tomorrow … a solemn day when we have an opportunity to express our deep gratitude to our servicemen and women past and present for their service and sacrifice … and pay tribute also … Continue reading

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5000 Poppies at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance

Good morning team Poppy … It’s a huge day at 5000 Poppies today … this afternoon, we will be installing some 200,000 poppies at Melbourne’s iconic Shrine of Remembrance in a very moving tribute of love, honour and respect for … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2017

As Remembrance Day 2017 is just around the corner, today I have been reflecting a lot on what it might have been like for our soldiers in 1917, “over there” so far from home, fighting for King and Country … … Continue reading

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I haven’t posted for a while …

WOW … good afternoon all … I haven’t posted for a while, in fact, it’s been over a month.  Where did that time go? So a huge welcome to all the newest members of our team.  We seem to have … Continue reading

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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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