Today at noon, I found myself at White Waltham Airfield in Berkshire, preparing for take-off during an introductory flying lesson. Once in the skies, we passed over wide fields, busy road networks, and the ribboning Thames below. Still persists the childlike wonder of seeing from above the places one thinks one knows so well.
It’s the last day of term at Furze Platt Junior School, and the teachers are in a celebratory mood now the pupils have all gone home… Or have they? In this three-and-a-half minute film, made to close the final assembly of the year, see the FPJS staff as never before!
Despite music, dance, and entertainment, this year’s St Luke’s Church summer fair will be remembered for the sun, fun, and smiles, says Andrew Burdett.
AndrewBurdettOnline reminds readers to wind the clocks back by one hour to observe the end of British Summer Time.
At the St Luke’s Church vicarage, Revd Sally hosted a garden party this afternoon to raise funds for the church. With a glass of Prosecco on arrival, the event had been given a ‘Glitz and Glamour’ theme, and many of the attendees had dressed up for the afternoon.
Just before 8:00am, I was presented with the two familiar login boxes that would now unlock the truth of my future.
Ought the Scouting and Guiding movements provide a universal programme, or should individual groups have the freedom to tailor their sessions to their own young people?
“A year ago, it was all fine. Then everything happened.” Olga, a Guide leader from Alchevsk in south-eastern Ukraine, speaks with tenderness as she describes the troubles of the conflict back home.