Volunteers brave heavy downpour to dismantle poppies’ installation

Since Wednesday, volunteers have been dismantling the amazing “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” installation created in the moat of the Tower of London to commemorate World War I. The plan is to have complete this exercise in approximately one week. This morning, I managed to get down to the Tower to see how […]

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A study of “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red”

Since I first discovered the Tower poppies on 3rd August, I have been photographing on a regular basis, at different times of day and weather. The story behind them is fascinating and very inspirational. In celebration of the 100 years since the start of World War I, ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage […]

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Planting poppies

This morning was an amazing experience volunteering to plant poppies as part of the Tower of London Remembers project. Each of the poppies represent one of the British military fatalities during World War I and by Armistice Day (11th November) a total of 888,246 poppies will have been planted. All of these military personnel gave […]

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100 Years after the start of World War I

Just before that start of the 100 year celebrations in the United Kingdom, I visited the beautiful evolving art installation in the moat of the Tower of London. This amazing art work has been created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage designer Tom Piper. This evolving art will eventually consist of 888,246 […]

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