Category Archives: Scouts

We’re going on a Bear hunt.

The Chief Scout visited camp today, some of you might recognise him. More photos: Bear Grylls

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Amy Williams

The purpose of my secretive photography mission a few weeks ago seems to be public now. The Scout Association has presented Amy Williams with a Sports Enthusiast Scout Birthday Badge. The photographs were taken by the lake at Bath University. … Continue reading

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Interesting name they’ve given me.

Dear ifboolean called with less than 5 arguments., Welcome to your weekly Scouting update, packed full of ideas, news, resources and important announcements. It’s everything you need to know about Scouting in one email.

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Hot Air Ballooning

The view from above Landing Flame on More photos: Cub Hot Air Ballooning

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Up up and away

Hot air balloons are hard work. I helped out tonight doing a dozen or so tethered flights for the scouts, and bumped into someone I’ve not seen since school, it proved to be hard work holding the balloon down for … Continue reading

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District Patrol Camping Competition

After heading into work this morning to poke a broken server, I headed out to take a few photographs at the District Patrol Camping Competition for an hour or so. Due to a lack of leaders I ended up helping … Continue reading

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Back problems are back.

Standing up for too long at the St George’s Day activities on Saturday wrecked my back again, at one point on Sunday I had to resort to crawling across the room as I couldn’t get up. However two days of … Continue reading

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First class to Totnes

Today was the District Scout outing to Woodlands Park in Devon (I’d link to their website if it wasn’t so obnoxious). First Group laid on a private train to Totnes for us, then coaches to the park, and the same … Continue reading

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Wet, Wet, Soaked

Tonight I took three of the scouts out to do the ride for their Cyclist badge. We headed along the canal to Dundas, and then onto Avoncliff. We’d had a couple of light showers along the way, and plenty of … Continue reading

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Lengthy committee meetings suck

It lasted three hours tonight. Time that could have been better spent playing GTA4, or contemplating my navel.

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