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Poppies, Poppies and More Poppies

Good morning poppy makers and friends … we have had a REALLY busy few weeks at Poppy HQ in Melbourne … with planning for our initial display well underway … a few radio interviews, the First Convoy Commemoration at Princes … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung ….

Didn’t spring just creep up on us … I am sitting here musing for my post today and thinking just how far we have come from June last year when we started up this wonderful project.  How many new people … Continue reading

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Poppy Playtime ….

Just a short reminder that we will be meeting in Fed Square, cnr Flinders Street and Swanston Street on Monday 9 December for Poppy Playtime from 12.00 midday until 2.00 p.m. or thereabouts.  Join us for oa bit of knit … Continue reading

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Sorry to Make You Wait …

What an amazing, enormous day we had yesterday putting up our display.  We were so tired by the time we got home that I just could not lift a finger to the keyboard.  It was so much fun …. and … Continue reading

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Bendigo Poppy Retreat

Marg and I have had a wonderful overnight stay in the incredibly picturesque Bendigo working on the display for Fed Square for next month.  We also called into say hi to Ann at the Bendigo Woollen Mills (who needs any … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Poppies ….

It’s like Christmas Day every time I go to the post office … with another 150 poppies this week … we have now taken our total to 2679 … and your generosity continues to astound. It’s only a few weeks … Continue reading

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I am loving the stories coming out of this project … aren’t you?

This comment was posted on the blog from Wendy Fowler in Tasmania and I thought I would share it with you verbatim … “It’s knitting day here in St Marys and our pile of poppies continues to grow. We are … Continue reading

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Poppy Playtime

Good Morning All … just a couple of reminders of poppy playdates for those of you who are able to make it … On Monday 9 September we have Poppy Playtime in Fed Square from midday until 2.00 p.m. or … Continue reading

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A Massive Poppy Haul

Thank you, thank you, thank you all so much … this week so far … a massive haul of 230 poppies …. my little Pub Knit & Stitch group have excelled themselves with a haul of 179 in total last … Continue reading

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Poppy Musings

A week is a long time in poppy land …. I am back with another 40 poppies or more in my hot little hand after a week stitching with a group of women in Hawaii.  I know … it’s a … Continue reading

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