Whole Foods is now allowing employees in Canada to wear poppies, a symbol of veteran remembrance and the end of World War I, after initially banning it as part of a new dress code. The Amazon-owned grocery chain relented after nationwide criticism and calls from politicians to change the policy. […]
A pigeon has been pinching poppies to build a red nest. According to The Canberra Times, the pigeon pilfered the poppies at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra ahead of Remembrance Day. However, the poppies were piled under a stained glass window – probably not the best place to hide. […]
The moat outside the Tower of London was lit up with 10,000 torches Sunday night, in a dazzling display to honour those killed in World War I. The moving ceremony will continue every night through November 11, which marks Remembrance Day in the UK – the anniversary of the end […]
November 11 marks Remembrance Day, a memorial day for the end of the First World War and those who died in battle. It is recognised by countries throughout the Commonwealth, and Australians, as in other countries, mark the day buy wearing a red poppy. But what is its significance? Here’s […]
Here to commemorate the ANZAC Centenary
A stunning tribute.