Poppy magic and creative wonders

15 November 2023

Poppy magic and creative wonders

Get ready to dive into a world of creativity and nostalgia at Holbeach Meadows, where Housekeeper Wendy has turned into a knitting wizard, conjuring up the most fantastic woollen poppies you’ve ever seen! These beauties aren’t just any poppies—they’re a symbol of remembrance, each one crafted with love and care.

But wait, there’s more! These marvellous creations are now stealing the spotlight in our reception area, forming a jaw-dropping Remembrance display that’s as heart-warming as it is beautiful. And guess what? You can snag one of these masterpieces for just £1, with every single penny going straight to the Royal British Legion. Talk about style with a cause!

Our energetic team members and residents are jumping on the poppy bandwagon, proudly sporting these vibrant creations. It’s not just a fashion statement; it’s a statement of support for those who have served and sacrificed.

And if you thought the poppy magic ended there, think again! Our residents are showing off their crafting prowess, turning petals, glue, paint, and even plastic bottles into their own unique poppy masterpieces. The creative energy is off the charts!

But that’s not all—meet Peter, our resident poet extraordinaire. This living legend has dug deep into his memory vault and pulled out a poem from when he was just 9 years old. Written by his neighbour about living through the Blitz, this poetic gem is now proudly displayed in our reception area. Talk about a blast from the past!

So, whether you’re rocking a woollen wonder from Wendy, showcasing your DIY poppy flair, or revelling in the poetic prowess of Peter, Holbeach Meadows is the place to be for a fun-filled, craft-tastic, and memory-laden Remembrance season. Wear your poppies with pride and let the spirit of creativity and camaraderie blossom!

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