Tag Archives: Embroidery

My Personal Tribute To ‘D-Day 76’, June 6, 2020, A Good Day To Recall Great Feats, Astoudning Sacrifice & Great Leaders.

by Anura Guruge


Remember. Reflect. Rejoice!


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My Prior Years.


Last year, being the 75th anniversary, was, naturally, BIG. I am glad we commemorated with so much gusto since COVID has put a dent in this year’s participation.

But, with all of what is going on in the U.S., with the UNREST & moronic leadership, today is a wonderful day to BASK in what was THE GLORY of D-Day. What an achievement. A turning point in HISTORY. Maybe we are in the midst of another.


Not much more I can add. A solemn day in the end. Day to reflect, a day to give thanks — that we are speaking English rather than German.

Please check ALL the ‘D-Day‘ and ‘Red Poppy‘ posts on this blog. The search box is on the sidebar. In those days I covered much.

Remember. Reflect. Rejoice!


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by Anura Guruge

The Prestigious ‘Hand & Lock’ Prize For Embroidery — From The Royal Embroiders.

by Anura Guruge


Click to access the Website which describes this ’14-month’ competition.


I had never heard of it, or the firm — though I now realize that they among other things are the folks that do all the ELABORATE embroidery work and uniforms required by the Royal family and the British Establishment (including, of course, the Armed Services). Basically, they are:

You have to check this out. Pretty amazing stuff.


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by Anura Guruge