Author Archives: 5000 Poppies

Hi Ho … Hi Ho …

Happy Wednesday all … Yesterday was our first day back at Poppy Headquarters in Melbourne, and WOW … THE MAIL!!! In short, there was well in excess of 11,000 AWM poppies delivered to PHQ over the break … not quite … Continue reading

Posted in 5000 Poppies | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

It’s hard to believe 2018 is here …

Good afternoon, and happy new year to our poppy tribe everywhere … may your year be filled with love, laughter, family and friends … I am pinching myself that 2018 has arrived already … right on schedule.  The last five … Continue reading

Posted in 5000 Poppies | 3 Comments

My Christmas message to you all …

This is my address at our Christmas breakup yesterday … It was really lovely to get together in a big social group and just chat … I often say I could talk for hours about this project … so settle … Continue reading

Posted in 5000 Poppies | 3 Comments

2017 has been a long year …

As we wind down to the end of 2017 … and look forward to what’s to come in 2018 … I say it has been a long year … but in fact it feel like only yesterday we were installing … Continue reading

Posted in 5000 Poppies | 10 Comments

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

Posted in 5000 Poppies | 8 Comments

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

Posted in 5000 Poppies | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in 5000 Poppies | 4 Comments