Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Wednesday 14 November

20 more tins counted tonight which had been collected in during the day and a couple delivered tonight.

Army cadets and schools left - the end is in sight!!!

Counted over £22,000 to date.

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Tuesday 13 November

Another full day of counting and banking.

Twelve more tins coming in tomorrow then army cadets Thursday night and the schools on Friday - should be finished by Friday night.

Back to work tomorrow so night counting only now.

Glass of wine & off to bed my ears are ringing with the sound of the counting machine :)

Spitfire wreath

This year Lodge Hill in Abingdon requested a special wreath for their spitfire. This was made by Fabulous Flowers in Abingdon using altar poppies supplied by us.

What an amazing sight:

Monday 12 November

Went out today and collected over 100 tins and boxes today then four of us counted solidly for 7 hours whilst three other distributors dropped tins and boxes off.

Finished at 8.30pm - one glass of wine and asleep by 9.30!!

Ready to start again tomorrow as 60 tins lined up for counting!!

Friday, 9 November 2012

Friday 9 November

Busy couple of days at work...

Collected and re-issued tins for several shops

Visited a collector and topped up poppies

Collected tins and boxes from a collector who has finished

Arranged a collector for Sunday

All ready for Saturday rounds

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Tuesday 6 November

£2570 banked today from the weekends collectors

Delivered boxes and tins to the Sea Cadets for next weekend

Had a request from a school that had run out of wristbands so arranged to have the last of the children's bands to them.

Only four days left until 11th

Monday, 5 November 2012

Monday 5 November

Delivered more poppy supplies on my way home to a collector who had run out.

Then counted 12 more full tins - £2500 ready to bank tomorrow - fabulous

Made up six new tins for the Sea Cadets, two for two other collectors and then made up another box and tin for Culham then zoomed over there to deliver it.

Ordered 200 altar poppies for a flower arrangement which is going on the Spitfire at Lodge Hill

Another fantastic day.