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World Book Day

I’m an avid reader. Growing up I devoured works like Tolkien, Pratchett, Feist and Eddings- stories full of tension and heroics that let me glimpse, for a little while, another world that exists only in the heads of those that

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Protecting yourself online

A few weeks ago the first of (at time of writing) three batches of hacked private photos of celebrities was released to the general public on various internet forums, taken from their private phones via a suspected exploit in Apple’s

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A Scout has self-respect and respect for others

Recently I was honoured to be able to take part in the Last Post at Menin Gate in Ypres and lay a wreath as part of the ceremony. We had taken our Explorers on a memorial event in light of

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The Value of Volunteers

Some months ago, Wayne Bulpitt made some comments in his blog comparing volunteer Scouters to paid employee’s, stating how much he valued the volunteers who give up their time for Scouting and saying “The only real difference between volunteering and

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Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a hugely successful fund raiser for ALS, or as we know it in the UK, Motor Neurone Disease. You can join in with donations by texting ICED55 followed by your donation amount (ie- ICED55

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