Remembrance display, Greenford Road

This display, in the window of the Alzheimer’s Concern Ealing shop in Greenford Road, represents the annual ceremony of remembrance held at the Cenotaph in central London on the Sunday following the 11th November. Every year, in the weeks leading up to the event, poppies are sold to raise money for the Royal British Legion which supports veterans and their dependants. It is interesting to see a display supporting one charity in the window of a shop that raises money for another. The generation presently most affected by dementia is the one that took part in two world wars.

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3 thoughts on “Remembrance display, Greenford Road

  1. this shop should be commended, they show a real involvement on Greenford’s behalf.
    They do a good Christmas window too!

    PS. why do i have to keep adding my email and my name when i comment? then i get a email asking to confirm i made the comment, that i have to open and click.

    • It’s to ensure that you are making a genuine comment and to prevent spam comments with bad links getting through. I have no way of knowing whether your account has been hacked since you left your last comment so if you had automatic access you could undermine the blog’s safety. .

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