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Walking on water

Whenever a Scout or student has asked how am I going to get from Wellington to the South Island, I put on a serious face (you may find that in itself hard to believe) and say “Swim!”. Of course, I’m … Continue reading

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A man in uniform

‘Women like a man in uniform’ is a widely-held belief. Therefore, I’ve never understood why my current Scout uniform has not had the same appeal to the fairer sex as the crisp ‘Officer and a Gentleman’ Navy whites, ‘Top Gun’ … Continue reading

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Clevedon to Mangatawhiri Dam with Craig

Nothing like an early start on Christmas Eve. I’d arranged to meet Craig Bleakley, fellow Scout Leader and gatekeeper of Parks for the regional council, at 8am for a day’s walk together. Early hiccup: I got the meet-point wrong and … Continue reading

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Definitions of a walk

22 December – walked from Manukau to Clevedon. Here are some words to define the day… Threatening: big black clouds swept the sky on occasion, but failed to get me wet. Gregarious: the crowd of all ages splashing around in … Continue reading

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Feeling inspired

One advantage of having internet access at the moment is catching up on two of my favourite online creators… mnmlist: Leo wrote in this post “The more I focus on living, the less it seems I need.” Do you agree? … Continue reading

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Laughs with Roskill Rovers

I spent last evening chatting and laughing with some of the Roskill Rover Crew. It never ceases to amaze me how diverse, yet similar, we are in SCOUTS! Awesome to learn of their plans to go tramping in the New … Continue reading

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