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Australia Day 2019

Australia Day is that day when we in Australia celebrate our nationhood. I understand that not every Australian has the same connection to the day/date, but nevertheless at this point in our history, this is our day to reflect and … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards

Good morning all … This week marks another milestone in our progress towards our goal of 50,000 beautiful handmade poppies for Remembrance Day 2018 for the RSL. It’s quite a journey … for all of us.  But in reality, it’s … 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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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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It’s all becoming very real and we are getting soooooo close!!!

Oh dear just looked at my last post … February.  How the months are flying.  And I just know there are many of you who are keen to know how we are going with our preparations for Chelsea. So firstly, … Continue reading

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Everything is POZIBLE

We have some VERY exciting news … This week we have gone live with our Pozible crowd funding initiative. We are looking to raise in excess of $50,000 to cover the costs of our display for Anzac Day next year.  … Continue reading

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50,000

Well my fellow poppy makers … Big round of applause here … you are amazing!!!!! We have passed the 50,000 poppy milestone … Marg and I are continually stunned, thrilled and incredibly humbled by your work!!!  We still get excited … Continue reading

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Has it been that long ….

I guess it has been that long.  But SOOOOOO much has been happening! We currently have around 40,000 poppies in our hands at poppy headquarters with many thousands set to arrive in the months after Remembrance Day. And … ostensibly … Continue reading

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Super Star Landscape Designer Joins 5000 Poppies ….

Good evening poppy makers and supporters …  What amazing few weeks we have had at 5000 Poppies Headquarters.  We are rapidly approaching the 35,000 mark with 34,577 poppies received to date.  We have almost doubled our count since Anzac Day … Continue reading

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Craft and Quilt Fair Melbourne

Hello poppy friends … just thought I would let you know that 5000 Poppies will be at the Craft and Quilt Fair in Melbourne (MECC/Jeff’s Shed) from tomorrow (Thursday) through to Sunday spreading the poppy word and making lots of … Continue reading

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