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Thinking Day 2015

Thinking Day is celebrated by Guides and Scouts all over the world on the 22nd February. It is the Birthday of both the founder Robert Baden-Powell and his wife Olave, who along with his sister, Agnes, set up Scouting and Guiding. 249 kata lagi


10th August 1929. Be Prepared!

The pre-World War I  magazine ‘The Scout’ compared the heavily clothed anaemic, weedy looking white person unfavourably with the fine Zulu warrior and looked to Victorian ideals of manliness particularly as the Boer War had shown up the poor physique of many British recruits.(1) 557 kata lagi


29th July - On This Day In History


1883 Benito Mussolini (Italian dictator)


1983 David Niven (actor)

On This Day:

1907 Boy Scouts formed by Sir Robert Baden Powell

Have a good Friday, 29th July… 8 kata lagi

Le livre de la jungle (2016)

Comme beaucoup de gens de ma génération, j’ai été biberonnée aux Walt Disney dès mon plus jeune âge. Je vouais un culte à ces dessins animés au point que le sacro-saint jour où mes parents m’ont emmenée à Disneyland, je suis tombée dans les pommes dans la voiture. 703 kata lagi


A night under canvas

What do you think about camping? The great outdoors and fresh air? I can see why Baden Powell said ‘be prepared’!

Have your clothes & shoes ready for the early dash to the loo in the morning, make sure your bed is unzipped for the night to jump into as it’s bloody cold. 25 kata lagi

brothers creek loop

This hike starts along the section of the Baden Powell trail that runs from Grouse to Cypress. This is the only section of the BP that I have not fully completed, as there is no public transit up to the top of Cypress, rendering it quite a difficult one to plan in terms of getting there and back. 189 kata lagi