White poppy would you/do you were one?

  Cymro. 13:51 25 Oct 2018
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I have never actually seen a white poppy but if someone wants to wear one then I have no objection. Perhaps those who are trying to organise a "white poppy day" should get some more publicity as I sugested you don't see many of threm about.

  morddwyd 09:41 03 Nov 2018

The red poppy is in remembrance of those who died for the right to wear a white poppy.

  john bunyan 10:52 03 Nov 2018

morddwyd

Good input; I have an enamel one from my old military unit and buy a normal one .

PS Are you OK - have not seen posts from you recenty?

  Brumas 12:31 03 Nov 2018

Searching through Fran's postcards for future material I came across this very interesting one.

The British Legion Poppy Factory, Richmond, Surrey. veining “Haig Fund” poppy petals.

  Quickbeam 16:22 03 Nov 2018

One great advantage of the humble paper poppy is that it's probably not worth counterfeiting.

  Belatucadrus 16:33 03 Nov 2018

Be wary when buying an enamel poppy, it seems some are not what they seem.

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  Belatucadrus 16:34 03 Nov 2018

Ooops, too slow, sorry about the duplication.

  morddwyd 18:38 03 Nov 2018

PS Are you OK - have not seen posts from you recenty?

Yes, fine, thanks. Pretty much in the pink, but I seemed to be calling someone's ire down upon my head every time I posted so retired from the lists!

  john bunyan 19:39 03 Nov 2018

My enamel poppy came from the HQ of a very secure military unit- no chance of a fake and sales only to former members.

  Flat Earther 01:30 04 Nov 2018

I always thought the point was to buy a paper poppy each year giving a few pounds to the poppy appeal, not buy a fancy broach and dust it off every year to show some support for the dead.

  wee eddie 02:32 04 Nov 2018

Several years ago a friend knitted some Poppies, I bought one and each year since I have put the same amount in my sister's Collecting Box.

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