This month we're celebrating inspirational women to mark International Women's Day, 8th March.  Not only will we look to those women who are on the public stage, doing great works for charity, making their pledge for equality, but also those women who are closer to home - the friends, family members, and acquaintances who touch us directly with acts of kindness and selfless deeds.

So many women inspire me every day from Mums on the playground raising families, managing homes and running businesses; friends who have dealt with complex situations in their lives, and have come through the other side with vigour; and business acquaintances who juggle work life balance effortlessly, and deliver such value to the community.

My inspirational woman is even closer to home, I nominate my Grannie! She inspires me because she's about to enter her 10th decade (she turns 90 in April) and attends philosophy classes and theatre groups, travels, is fashionable & thrifty, and is the most well read person I know.  She has lived through a World War, The Great Depression, become a widow, raised three children whilst working & has life-long friends many of whom have departed over the recent years, and yet still to this day she makes new friends.   She reminds me that life is long, telling me these are my 'wonder years' and to make the most of every day.  This picture is of her and my eldest son celebrating their birthday last year, which they share.

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To celebrate these women we're asking for your help!  Nominate an amazing woman in your life who has inspired you and who deserves 3 months worth of free Petal Post flowers.  To enter all you have to do is post a photo of your inspirational woman on our Facebook or Instagram with three words to describe why they have made such a positive impact on your life.  Tag #petalpostsyd & @petalpostsyd so we can find your post!  We'll choose one and announce the winner on 8th March, International Women's Day, and then send them 3 months of flowers!


Nominee/winner must live in Sydney and be over the of 18.
The competition begins on Monday 29th February and runs until Monday 7th March.  The winner will be announced on Monday 8th March.
Free delivery to Petal Post free delivery areas, if winner resides outside these delivery areas, a delivery charge will apply.
How to enter:
To enter  upload a photo of your amazing woman to your Facebook or Instagram account, in the comments using three words tell us why you’ve nominated her, & hashtag #petalpostsyd & @petalpostsyd so we can find your post!  The winner will be announced on International Women’s Day, Tuesday 8th March.
Winner will chosen by the most intriguing reasons & photo on the closing date of the competition. All eligible entries will be available on Instagram & Facebook for the duration of the contest for viewing. No information regarding entrants or judging will be disclosed to any third party not involved in the conduct of the contest. The contest will be under the supervision of Petal Post. All prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made.
The prize, for one winner, will be a 3 month subscription of Petal Post flowers. The nominator will be notified on Tuesday 8th March through Instagram or Facebook. If a nominator cannot be contacted within seven days after first being contacted, an alternate entrant will be selected in his or her place.
We may wish to share your images on social media channels and by entering the competition permission is given for those images to be posted online. Offensive, obscene or inappropriate images will disqualify your entry.

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