Thursday, as many of you will know, was World Thinking Day (WTD). The 22nd February was the birthday of both Lord and Lady Baden-Powell, and it’s a day that represents many things to many people. I won’t try to cover them all – for some alternative views, see here, here, and here. My units meet on Wednesdays and Fridays, nicely bracketing the day this year. … Continue reading World Thinking Day 2018
A more beautiful breakfast location is hard to find. Continue reading Switzerland Part 3: Up and Down the Mountains
Rain is no barrier. There is no bad weather, only bad clothing. Continue reading Switzerland Part 2: Water in Many Forms
Congratulations to all those who figured out where I was last week.
The photos were, of course, from Switzerland. I was there with my Guides on their first international adventure. Continue reading Switzerland Part 1: Travelling by Train, Foot, and Snow.
Bonus points to anyone who can tell me where I am! (If you are with me, you’re not allowed to play…) Continue reading The view
The Big Brownie Birthday year was a good year to have Bristol’s first ever County Brownie Camp. Everyone was enthusiastic and lots of people took part. I (fortunately!) was not in charge of organising the camp. Judging by the stress levels and facebook posts of the people who were, it was a mammoth task – one which they deserve great thanks for. To accommodate all … Continue reading Brownies Around the World
For those who didn’t grow up in the Guiding family, the annual fuss in February can seem a little… odd. Just what is this “Thinking Day”? What are we supposed to be thinking about? And why February? What is World Thinking Day? “World Thinking Day is a day of friendship, advocacy and fundraising for 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world.” http://www.worldthinkingday.org/en/about … Continue reading New to Guiding: What is World Thinking Day?