Archive for the tag 'Poppies'

…and in the morning, we will remember them.

The poppy fields as described by the ‘War Poets’ are a poignant reminder to me of the lives that were lost in both World War One and World War Two and also the lives lost in more recent wars.
Poppies to me are a simile of the lives that [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2017

Wave opened at Lincoln Castle on Thursday 26 May, specially presented by 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of the First World War.
A sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads suspended on towering stalks, the sculpture is from the extraordinary installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 2nd 2016

We set off on our journey a bit later than we intended but we still managed to arrive at the cafe we planned on visiting in time for lunch. There was a bit of a saga getting served, we were being ignored by the waitress. Eventually we got served and the food was as good [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 20th 2016

Seen on a wall next to the Soldier’s of Gloucestershire Museum.

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 25th 2016

We need time to dream, time to remember, and time to reach the infinite. Time to be.
Gladys Taber

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 29th 2015

…and in the morning, we will remember them.

During 2014-2018 a series of nationwide and international events are taking place to commemorate the centenary of World War One. The series of events is being led by the Imperial War Museum, which has a dedicated website entitled 1914.org.
The events will serve to remind us of those who [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2015

During my visit to the M Museum in Leuven I noticed these poppies through a museum window. They reminded me of the poppies in the moat at the Tower of London. When I got home I looked up the website that was advertised to find out more about them:

Poppies for Peace is based on an [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 8th 2015

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