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At the beginning of the week I was notified that my ‘Poppy from the Moat’ was due to be delivered within the next two days. After a delay it turned up yesterday and upon opening the parcel I found the poppy was still slightly damp after several weeks residing in the ‘Tower Moat’. I am [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Dec 6th 2014

The Tower of London art installation entitled ‘Blood Swept Land and Seas of Red‘ is now complete. The last poppy was planted in the moat at 10.50 today during the final ceremony (among the poppies) commemorating the  centenary of World War One. The art installation marked one hundred years since the first day of Britain’s [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2014

…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
The events will serve to remind us of those who [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2014

I have returned safely from The Tower! This years London trip ran a lot more smoothly that last years trip to London. On arrival we headed straight to the Tower of London. On the advice of the Tower of London website we avoiding using Tower Hill tube station, this meant we had a 10 minute [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2014

14 Comments CherryPie on Nov 7th 2014

The art installation entitled ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ is currently being planted in the moat around The Tower of London, the last poppy will be planted on the 11th November.

marking one hundred years since the first full day of Britain’s involvement in the First World War. Created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Sep 5th 2014

There was a bit of a kerfuffle as we entered the breakfast room. The man in front of us was insisting his room was booked off on the breakfast sheet. When we were seated a man came and sat next to us and when asked his room number he used the same room number as [...]

21 Comments CherryPie on Aug 21st 2014

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