I had hoped to blog whilst at Gilwell Reunion, but that was just not meant to be. Finding the time to sit and reflect was just not really part of my time last weekend. As with all larger scout camps there were times when I simply wanted to be on my own. Other times, it … Continue reading Adventures past, present, and future
Michael questions why the BBC has ruled that presenters wearing red ribbons for World Aids Day is not appropriate but the RBL Poppy is.
Each year the nation expresses its unequivocal support for The Royal British Legion's work through the Poppy Appeal, and each year the question arises, “How do you wear your Poppy?” The Royal British Legion, whose appeal it is that sells the Poppy (at least in the United Kingdom and Ireland), has produced a handy video … Continue reading How do you wear your Poppy?
The Royal British Legion has announced the Centenary Poppy Campaign which will see them asking the public and local authorities to buy Flanders poppy seeds from B&Q to plant on their own land. Funds raised by the campaign will go towards the £1.6million the Legion spends each week on vital care and support to the … Continue reading Can we get behind the Centenary Poppy Campaign?