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.
Not just any old climbing trip, oh no. This is Crazy Climbing! Continue reading Crazy Climb!
This week we have been making things. Volcanoes – vinegar and baking soda for the explosion, with the base made out of air-dry clay. It was hot, so we went outside – which had the added benefit of the inevitable spillage of vinegar not causing the hall to smell. We ran out of time for making them actually explode (by putting the lids on the pots), … Continue reading Exploding and burning
This week has involved two exciting Brownie events. Unit 1 had an evening at a local campsite that we use a lot. We played parachute games and made s’mores on our campfire. Around the campfire we discussed how we could make s’mores more exciting (as if they needed to be!), and I think we’ll be trying a few of the suggestions on summer camp! At … Continue reading Campfires and Dogs
On Friday I got to experience two different ways of making pizza. My Brownies and Guides are both doing a lot of cooking this term, and Friday was designated Pizza Day. The Brownies made pitta pizza – use a pitta bread as the base, pile high with toppings, and cook. Simple, yet effective, and allows for a lot of creativity on arranging the toppings. The … Continue reading Pizza Based Evening