Saturday, February 6, 2010

Keep Calm and Carry On.

This poster seems to be all over the place these days. Although it's becoming a common sight, I wanted one my own home because I love the history and the message. I created vinyl decals similar to the original poster and applied them onto a red foam board. My poster is 9 x 12 and would cost $8. (Contact me for prices on other sizes.)

This is what one Englishwoman said about her experience during WWII: "We didn't rise up, we just got on with it and endured - rationing, blackouts, air raids, our children being evacuated far away from us for years, our husbands, fathers, brothers away fighting in a war that we had no choice but to fight in. All you could do was keep calm & carry on; get through each day, one day at a time, for six whole years, and maybe that's why we won our war. We weren't invaded, we weren't beaten, we hung in there and we believed that somehow everything would go back to the way it used to be and that our loved ones would come home safely to us."

I keep mine where I can see it from the playroom, as a reminder to keep calm during the wars at our house!