callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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Thinking Day



Greetings to all Girl Guides and Girl Scouts past and present! 100 years of Girl Guiding this year; they must be doing something right.
The photo is a newspaper clipping showing me as the youngest Brownie in the pack with our mascot doll, nearly as big. I don't expect today's Brownies dance around a giant toadstool singing,

'We're the ever helpful Imps,
Quick and quiet as any shrimps.'

More Guide posts here.
Tags: brownies, girl guides, old photos
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