Tag Archives: Significance

My ‘Red Poppy’ Collection Ahead Of Remembrance Day 2020 — I.E., 11/11/2020.

by Anura Guruge


Please click to ENLARGE …
reflect & REMEMBER.



My ‘Tower of London‘, Paul Cummins’ ceramic poppy from 2014.


Only a week left for the Momentous Day. I will start wearing my Canadian Red Poppy as of today.



by Anura Guruge

I Break-Out My ‘Red Poppy’ Collection Ahead Of Remembrance Day 2019 — I.E., November 11.

by Anura Guruge


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reflect & REMEMBER.




Only a week left for the Momentous Day. I will start wearing my Canadian Red Poppy as of today.



by Anura Guruge

My Friend, Craigie Mc., From Halifax (England) Helps Us Kickoff The ‘Red Poppy’ 2019 Tributes.

by Anura Guruge


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read, reflect & REMEMBER.

From ‘Wear Your Poppy With Pride’ (I think … per Facebook).


From ‘Once, We Were Soldiers’ (I think, per Facebook).


Thank you, Craigie. It was time I got going. Only a week left to ‘Remembrance Day‘ 2019.

Over the last few years I have done a fair amount to educate folks, especially in the U.S., on the ‘Red Poppy‘ significance and our British tradition of ‘Poppy Day‘ — on November 11th each year.

This tutorial, by the ‘mothership’, so to speak, will help.



by Anura Guruge

A Tutorial On The ‘Red Poppy’ & Its Significance By ‘The Royal British Legion’ Ahead Of 2018 Poppy Day.

by Anura Guruge


Click image to access this excellent tutorial. Thank you.


Over the last few years I have done a fair amount to educate folks, especially in the U.S., on the ‘Red Poppy‘ significance and our British tradition of ‘Poppy Day‘ — on November 11th each year.

This tutorial, by the ‘mothership’, so to speak, will help.



by Anura Guruge

Poppy Day/Remembrance Day 2017 — Another Royal British Legion Video; The Significance.

by Anura Guruge


Start here for a large COMPENDIUM of “Red Poppy” information
— history, significance, traditions & photos.



For those unfamiliar with this
holiday & tradition
please refer to my
EARLIER post.
Thank YOU.



by Anura Guruge

Poppy Day/Remembrance Day — The History & Significance Of The ‘Red Poppy’.

by Anura Guruge


Start here for a large COMPENDIUM of “Red Poppy” information
— history, significance, traditions & photos.

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Also check out this YouTube video.



by Anura Guruge

Commemorating ‘Memorial Day’ 2015 — (‘Happy’ Is Not The Appropriate Celebration Nor Greeting).

Anura Guruge December 2014 thumbnail.
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by Anura Guruge


Some Related Posts:
>> Memorial Day Significance & Meaning.
>> Proper greeting for Memorial Day.
>> NO Google Doodle for Memorial Day.

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I also give you Eric Bogle singing The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
which is all about what were the horrors of World War I.

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Click to access YouTube video. You WILL THANK me for sharing this gem with YOU.


In November 2014, ahead of ‘Poppy Day
I introduced you to Eric Bogle singing
the HAUNTING and very beautiful
The Green Fields of France
— which was also about WW I.

Click to access YouTube video.