Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

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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We have not been idle …

So we have had a small break following what has been a massive three years of very hard work, but we have not been idle.  There is still so much to do before our grand finale at the Australian War … Continue reading

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Thank you Fromelles …

Well Fromelles was amazing.  Everything we hoped for and so much more. Not as big an installation as we had at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, but still sizeable, and incredibly emotional … and our tribute touched the hearts of … Continue reading

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Fromelles France … 100 Years On

What an absolutely amazing day we had yesterday on the first day of our installation in Fromelles. It was, without a doubt for me, THE highlight of my work with this amazing project since we began … There are some … Continue reading

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The Battle of Fromelles : 19 July 1916

LEST WE FORGET This month, 5000 Poppies along with Phillip Johnson Landscapes will be planting approximately 26,500 of our beautiful stemmed poppies in Fromelles at Australian Memorial Park (Cobbers) as part of the Centenary Commemoration of the Battle of the … Continue reading

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Countdown to Chelsea

The days seem to be rushing by in a flurry of Chelsea related activity. The minutiae involved in pulling this all together is astonishing … for the most part it’s Vaughn, Phillip Johnson’s project manager who is juggling all the … Continue reading

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