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Monthly Archive for December, 2009

Happy Christmas

To everyone that comes by and reads and listens to what I have to say, I’d like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Prophetic Writing

I was looking in my bookcase the other day and came across a book by a hero of mine that I’d forgotten I had. ‘Great Contemporaries’ by Winston S. Churchill is a series of essays he wrote in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s about famous people (Douglas Haig, Adolph Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, George […]

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A Kind Gift

My Group’s Assistant Scout Leader popped round to see me last night to drop off some Christmas cards and let me know how the Troop was getting on in my absence (I’m taking a break from day to day Scouting for the next month or so for obvious reasons). As well as cards he had […]

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Thank You All!

At some point on Monday, I recorded my 10,000th hit on my blog! This figure is based on the WordPress stats that have been recorded since January 2008, although my Feedproxy stats give a totally different figure! So to everyone who has stopped by and read or listened to what I have to say – […]

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A New Scouting Podcast

Those fine folks at PTC Media have done it again and created a new podcast! The new one is ‘Moms In Scouting Service’ and is a podcast ‘from the perspective of volunteering mothers’. Obviously, it has an American slant (odd that, as they are all Americans!), but it is still an interesting listen and puts […]

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Hello, Goodbye (podcast)

Podcast number 20. ‘I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello!’ This is a quick update and Christmas greetings.

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A Couple of Bits of Good News

It’s nice to be able to mention a couple of items of good news from my Group this week. First of all, one of our Scouts has just completed all the requirements to gain his Chief Scouts Gold Award. This is our first Scout to gain this award since we restarted the Troop in March […]

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