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
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!
Girl Guiding/Scouting is awesome. Knowing that the people you are interacting with have that connection, that one, important thing in common, means that it is an instant balm to any anxiety a slightly (or, in my case, incredibly) introverted person may have. It’s been easy enough for me to feel at home and comfortable here – and although my exhaustion levels (thanks Jt Lag!) are … Continue reading 4 Things I Have Learnt In My First 30 Hours At Pax Lodge
In the news today, and on the radio, a question has been pulled into the spotlight “Is Guides and Scouts Relevant Today?”. It surprises me that this question is even something open for discussion – and makes me think how sad it is that there are people out there who have such little contact with our movements to not realise the undeniable good we do … Continue reading Is Guiding Still Relevant Today?
Good Evening Friends! First of all – my most sincere apologies. This blog has been quiet for some time over the last 18 months or so – and I am regretting not having the time to update it more regularly with the programs I have been writing! Alas, the world swept me up with barely having time to think between running events and state jamborees, … Continue reading My Adventure