Who’s in charge of the unit programme?

The new term is nearly upon us (indeed, we started tonight!), and I’m very excited. I love planning new and exciting things for the Brownies to do, but as always I have a dilemma. I have so many ideas which would be really amazing activities. They would be fun and educational and build teamwork and help the girls to explore their personalities and develop as … Continue reading Who’s in charge of the unit programme?

How many things can you make from a cactus?

Sightseeing is an activity that delights the truly idle because it seems so much like scholarship, gawping and eavesdropping on antiquity. — The Great Railway Bazaar, Paul Theroux Wednesday 21st – Miercoles 21a We began today with a tour, organised by TrotaTours. The very nice Al was our tour guide, and he was very knowledgable. Our driver Ari wasn’t very talkative – whether he didn’t … Continue reading How many things can you make from a cactus?

A Challenging Afternoon

Wednesday 14th — Miercoles 14a This afternoon we went into downtown Cuernavaca for the Cuernavaca Challenge. The adventure began with taxis – a whole armada of them to take us down there. I was slightly worried when ours started going a different route to the rest, but we arrived at the same place and at more or less the same time, so I guess the … Continue reading A Challenging Afternoon

New to Guiding: A Brief Guide to WAGGGS

This series of posts explains the things that nobody thinks to tell you about starting to volunteer with Girlguiding. Got a question you want answered?  Let me know in the comments or using the contact form. If you’ve been hanging around Guiding for a while, you may have heard of WAGGGS.  Perhaps someone mentioned “a resource made by WAGGGS” or a “WAGGGS World Centre”, or something … Continue reading New to Guiding: A Brief Guide to WAGGGS