Cross stitch poppy brooch (idea & pattern from Cross Stitch Collection). Money donated to the Poppy Appeal :)

Cross stitch poppy brooch (idea & pattern from Cross Stitch Collection). Money donated to the Poppy Appeal :)

A service was held on the Western Front by an Australian battalion on the first anniversary of the Gallipoli landing on April 25, 1916, and historians agree that in Australia dawn services spontaneously popped up around the country to commemorate the fallen at Gallipoli in the years after the landing.  Professor John Moses from St Mark's National Theological Centre says: "There were many dawn services going on; it's all a bit vague and diffuse."  Dr Knapman agrees it's hard to pinpoint the…

Lest we forget: A member of the Mudgeeraba light horse troop takes part in the ANZAC dawn service at Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club on in the Gold Coast, Australia

2016. Melbourne based Berry said: 'They are spectacular, it's absolutely amazing as there are more than 300,000 poppies. We started in 2013 and put together a beautiful installation in Federation Square in Melbourne. 'Phillip Johnson worked with us on Federation Square…We said 'Why don't we take it to Chelsea?', The poppies have inspired 50,000 people from age two to 102 to knit, and many have been 'planted' by British volunteers from Knitting for Victory

Poppies at Chelsea Flower Show creates carpet of colour

Thousands of handmade knitted poppies carpet the area around the Royal Hospital Chelsea in scenes evoking poignant memories of the famous Tower of London installation in

2016. The mastermind behind the new display is Australian designer Philip Johnson, who had won Best Show Garden at Chelsea in 2013. He linked up with Lynn Berry and Margaret Knight, two textile artists, to realise the vision of carpets of red. They started the project three years ago, and originally planned to make just 120 of the flowers to honour their fathers’ service in the Second World War – but it snowballed as it captured imaginations.

Poppies at Chelsea Flower Show creates carpet of colour

Thousands of handmade knitted poppies carpet the area around the Royal Hospital Chelsea in scenes evoking poignant memories of the famous Tower of London installation in

Nicole Lee as seen at Rockdale June 2017  VOLUPIA FLORAL EMBROIDED BOSTON BAG

A blooming bag can bring any look to life, the Volupia Floral Embroidered Boston Bag. Exterior Features: Blooming embroidered floral design and intricate sequins detailing. Made of vegan leather, gold-tone hardware, metal zipper closu

Buy a Purple Poppy and support The Australian War Animal Memorial Organisation.

https://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/anzac/biscuit/recipe/  The popular Anzac biscuit is a traditional, eggless sweet biscuit. Early recipes did not include coconut.  The following recipe (without coconut) was published in The Capricornian (Rockhampton, Queensland) on Saturday, 14th August 1926.  Ingredients  2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup melted butter 1 tbls golden syrup 2 tbls boiling water 1 tsp bicarbonate soda (add a little more water if mixture is too dry)

Anzac biscuits are more than just a tasty morsel- they represent those who have sacrificed a lot for our country. Here& healthy version.

https://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/anzac/biscuit/recipe/  recipe supplied courtesy of Arnott's Biscuits Ltd, via Frank Townsend, Chief Chemist. Originally, the biscuits were baked in industrial ovens - recipe altered for a domestic oven.For 6 biscuits; 200 gm/1.5cups/300 mls flour 400 gm/3 cups/600 mls wholemeal flour 40 gm/5 tbls sugar 20 gm/3 tbls milk powder 1.5 gm/good pinch salt 220 mls water If S-R flours are not available, sieve 10 grams of baking powder together with plain flour

Anzac biscuits are more than just a tasty morsel- they represent those who have sacrificed a lot for our country. Here& healthy version.

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