08 November 2008

Rememberance Day in Flanders

This November marks the 90th anniversary of the end of The Great War. The Royal British Legion is honouring the memory of the War's heroes with a unique tribute. They're planting a Flanders' Field of Poppies at the Menin Gate in Flanders. The poppies will be planted beside the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres (Ieper) in Belgium for Armistice Day on Tuesday 11 November.

Here in the UK, far away from my beloved Vlaanderen,
the Royal British Legion invites people of every age, race and religion to come together to mark the 90th Anniversary. A two Minute Silence will be held at 11am in Trafalgar Square on Tuesday 11 November. This has been observed on Armistice Day since the end of the First World War.

In honour of the 11-11 my little cupcake has a new outfit and here it is.Click on this LINK to visit the Royal British Legion website for more information.

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