‘Remembrance Day’, ‘Poppy Day’: An Outstanding History Of The Tradition By The U.K. ‘Great War’ Website.
.by Anura Guruge
1/ King George V’s ‘Great Silence’ proclamation … — July 9, 2013.
2/ Origins Of “Armistice Day” (a.k.a “Poppy Day”) — June 11, 2013.
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Please check dedicated ‘Red Poppy’ PAGE
above (↑↑) with tons of pictures and history.
You really should read this if you are at all interested in this wonderful topic.
You will be glad you did.
Google Doodle For French Industrial Designer, Creator Of Elegant Steam Engines, Raymond Loewy’s 120 Birthday Anniversary.
..by Anura Guruge
I can’t say that I knew the name though I am familiar with the iconic S1 Steam Engine.
There was a Doodle for Indian ‘magic’ mathematician Shakuntala Devi yesterday. I didn’t cover it because I really couldn’t see a ROI.
But, I had to cover Loewy just because of the S1. NOT, by a long chalk, one of my favorite steam engines,
but I kind of like it because it is kind of gaudy.
Lets be fair, YOU can’t beat us Brits when it came to designing steam engines that will make your heart flutter.