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Scouting & Guiding

Development and Tea

After a busy weekend at the Scout Association AGM I launched straight into the week with a busy evening of meetings.

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Adventure & Outdoors Journeys

Stroud to Cirencester (and back)

Taking a micro tour on the tandem across the wilds of Gloucestershire for a night in Cirencester and a shopping experience at Cotswold outdoor. And yes cake did get consumed, in the rain.

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Adventure & Outdoors Journeys

Dunwich Dynamo XXII

Two people, 1 tandem, 3 trains, and an attempt to ride from London to Dunwich. Will our adventurers succeed in their mission or will they get stuck in a tea house or lost in Essex.

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Lifeblog

Desert Island Disks

It’s hard growing up listening to Radio 4 and not having a Desert Island Disks playlist in your head somewhere just in case they call to ask you on the programme. So for your enjoyment here is mine.

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Scouting & Guiding

On Adventure and Silver Awards

As County Commissioner of Solihull I am often asked to present awards and speak at County events. In the early days I would fly by the seat of my pants quickly learning that good public speaking needs a clearer message than can be delivered through the medium of umm’s and stagnant pauses as I think about what to say next and I now plan in advance.