London, 1909: If you were a woman you were not allowed to vote. You were not allowed to graduate from Oxford – although you could attend lectures. You could earn £12 a year as a maid, if you were lucky to get that work (about £1,310.74 in todays currency). Your life expectancy was 55 years old. You didn’t really have a voice. If you … Continue reading We Are A Movement That Wont Be Slowed
Its 2 am on my last morning at Pax Lodge and I can’t sleep. I am sifting through the adventures I have had and the things that have happened over the last 6 months in disbelief it has come to an ed. February has been an amazing month to go out on a High on. It kicked off with a weeks’ vacation to Edinburgh – … Continue reading And So I Bid Adieu
I’ve been think quite a bit lately, Of the places that I’ve been And I’ve been thinking quite a lot, Of all the faces that I’ve seen. And as I sit and contemplate The friends that I have made, And ponder the paths I’ve wandered, The flag that guides my way, I’ve found inside a deep gratitude For the thing that made this real The … Continue reading An Ode to Girl Guiding
As part of my work here at Pax Lodge, and my preparations for Thinking Day 2017 i have created two card packs that may be of use as a resource for different units. They just needed to be printed in the size you would like them and either laminated or stuck onto a card backing. World Centre Uno is a full “Uno” deck with reference to … Continue reading WAGGGS Card Games
Hello Friends!! I have been sooo incredibly slack with this blog and I do apologise. I was about to write the November post when I got news from home of my Dad dying and had to head back to Aus for December – but I have been back in London for a month now and it’s been so busy I’ve barely had time to remember … Continue reading November, December, January ….
WOW. What a month! I’ve been so busy that when I have had a chance to sit down I’ve napped rather than blogged – and for that, my dear friends and readers, I give my sincerest apologies! So. Quick recap of highlights for you all! Trefoil Special Week Tadeja sad to me in September “Em, we have an event next month. The theme is Women … Continue reading October Updates!
Today marks one month since I started at Pax Lodge as a Programme Intern. It doesn’t feel like it’s been a month yet – and at the same time, I feel like I have always lived here. Pax Lodge is a place where everyone will feel instantly at home – you are surrounded by amazing people, and it feels familiar and safe. Life at Pax … Continue reading One Month In