Flower of the Day – 11th November 2018

On the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month… our household fell silent, in memory of those who fell in the Great War and all wars that followed.  Like many, I wear my poppy with pride.

Because I dread to even think how my life would have been, under dictatorship and I owe my freedom to those who fell and to those injured fighting for my freedom.  So for today’s flower of the day, it has to be poppies, photographed at Thames Barrier Park in London.


They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

About the Author

Bren is a female amateur photographer, fibromyalgia sufferer and blogger at Bacardigirl.UK who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.

8 responses to “Flower of the Day – 11th November 2018”

  1. Beautiful Bren, just beautiful.

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  2. Beautiful photo and beautiful words. Thank for sharing.

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  3. Beautiful, and your words are uplifting and inspire remembrance for all the world has to be grateful for to those who fought for our freedoms.

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