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
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
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!
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?