This lunchtime, I was pleased to join in with the Maidenhead Fundrun, organised by the local branch of the Lions Club. Truly, it put the fun into fundraising. I hope we will be able to try beating our team’s 66 laps next September.
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.
This week I’m working on the on-site newspaper at WINGS2014, an international camp being held in Windsor. Read my contributions to Monday’s edition here.
This week I’m working on the on-site newspaper at WINGS2014, an international camp being held in Windsor. Read my contributions for today’s edition here.
Tonight, at the Berkshire Scouts’ county Celebration Evening, I gave a short speech about receiving my Queen’s Scout Award, my experiences within Scouting so far, and what I think matters about the Vision for...
Anyone who knows me really well will know this: I’m not an overtly proud person. Yes, a picture of my enormous head sits at the top of my blog, and yes I occasionally over-hype my latest web content. But when my tongue is not buried deep within my cheek, I hate shouting about my ‘achievements’.
Today, though, I “can be rightly proud” of what I have earned: the Queen’s Scout Award.