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Sunflowers, Posters and A Song

27 Feb

Sunflowers  are the National Flowers of Ukraine.

This story is being told now in Ukraine and around the world.
. . . Since Russia first unleashed undeserved war on Ukraine this week, remarkably brave elderly Ukrainian women have been watching for invading soldiers on foot in their villages  and are offering each of these (mostly young) Russian soldiers handfuls of Sunflower Seeds ~ saying,
“Here Russian Soldier! Put these sunflower seeds in your pockets so that when you die here in our invaded land more of our beautiful sunflowers will grow where you lie.”
Our town is brightening up all the time and in preparation for St Piran’s Day next week these posters have filled up a wall.
Gary Brooker of Procol Harum died last week. A Whiter Shade of Pale  is an anthem of our time and was written in 1967 the year the lovely Mr S and I were married, just 10 months after meeting. We wanted the piece played for us to walk out after the ceremony but the organist refused!

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2022 in music, nature, Peace, Photography, Postaday2022, Redruth

 

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7 responses to “Sunflowers, Posters and A Song

  1. nrhatch

    February 28, 2022 at 3:13 am

    Too bad the organist didn’t see it your way.
    That would have been a perfect song for the start of your journey together.

     
  2. ladysighs

    February 27, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    I read about your marriage after meeting 10 months earlier.
    We had our first date New Year’s Day January 1,1972 and were married June 3,1972. Six Months!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm

      Wow! And your Golden this year! Congratulations. xx

       
      • ladysighs

        March 1, 2022 at 10:56 pm

        Yes! We are going to hang on for 3 more months. 🙂
        We are getting forgetful. One year we forgot about the anniversary until a couple of days later. lol

         

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