The poppies tumble out of a window and flow around the moat in swathes. The sight is tragic and beautiful at the same time.
I was lucky that the weather was dry, bright and not too breezy and was able to see the artist Paul Cummins who thought up the idea. I enjoyed the assembling and planting so much that before I knew it my 4 hours were over.
If you are in London and haven't visited the installation yet , I urge you to do so. It is truly awesome and you don't even need to buy a ticket to see it.
From 12th November onwards the poppies will be removed, washed and sold with proceeds going to 6 service charities. I have already placed my order...