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Olave and Agnes Baden-Powell

I’ve been toying with the idea of starting this blog for a while now but it has kept getting put off. But as today marks Thinking Day (A day in GirlGuiding where we celebrate Guiding across the globe) and I have been a Brownie Leader for the past 10 years what better place than to start with a woman involved in the creation of an organisation which has been inspiring me since the age of 5. 476 kata lagi


Boy Scouts: BSA and Baden Powell

Boy Scouts: BSA and Robert Baden-Powell

(At least in America.)

(The Scout pledge is to stay morally straight.) It is such a great program for boys.

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Judeo-Christian Culture

The international 'Boy' Scout movement's wartime origin in South Africa

Ever wondered why South Africa has two separate ‘Boy/Girl Scout’ youth movements, one based on the International Scout movement started by Robert Baden-Powell called the ‘Scouts’ and one called ‘Voortrekkers’ primarily aimed at Afrikaner youth only? 2.043 kata lagi

The First And Second Anglo Boer Wars

Stephenson Smyth University

A university established by a particular set of adherents to the pre-Scouting activities of Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell. The focus of this institution is very much rooted in the 19th Century/early 20th British military history and in particular the history of the second Boer War and Baden-Powell’s involvement in it. 115 kata lagi


Song No. 111 — Berimbau | Vinícius de Moraes & Baden Powell (1963)

The Berimbau was introduced in 1963 by Moraes himself as the opening track on his collaboration album Vinícius & Odette Lara, with Powell on guitar, arranged and conducted by Moacir Santos. 4.043 kata lagi

Vinícius De Moraes

Baden-Powell says:

“The most worth-while
thing is to try to put
happiness into the
lives of others.”

Berceuse A Jussara

Here’s a basic version of a very pretty tune by Baden Powell.  Of course sheet music can’t convey the tenderness and skill with which he plays it on guitar, but it’s been stuck in my head this week so I thought I’d share it with you.

Berceuse A Jussara lead sheet