Thursday, 8 November 2012


The Queen went to Richmond yesterday, to visit the Poppy Factory

queen poppy

Brian Richards, who will be making the wreath she will place at the Cenotaph asked why it has to contain exactly 93 poppies. He did not know – and neither did she! But it always does

You can read the full story here and there is another feature on the poppy factory here. Steph’s boyfriend Mark works in the same building [on the upper floor] so he actually got to see HM and take this great picture of her. [Thanks Mark for letting me publish it]



  1. Now we ALL need to know why!
    Jane x

  2. What a very natty coat and hat HM is wearing - but then she always looks elegant.

    Off to read about the 93 poppies....


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