Tag Archives: World War I

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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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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Chelsea

Well … Chelsea has come and gone.  And by any measure of success it was a big one. We managed to chalk up a couple of very big firsts for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with our wonderful display.  It’s … Continue reading

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Milestones …

Another huge week at PHQ this week.  Tada!!!! Despite the fact that our official completion of the poppy nets was back on 17 March …. we found that quite a few of our earlier repairs were not up to 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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