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We Were Prepared

Little did roseleare know what she was unleashing when she merely posted the words of 'Land of the silver birch, home of the beaver'. A host of Girl Guide memories, that's what.

We were not a very smart company. Here's a cut before more pictures.

Here we are outside our bell tent (I'm not in this) followed by rest hour.

guidebell





My mother as quartermaster doing some cooking and now we are making rice pudding!



Then we eat the results.






My friend Sylvia poses for me. The tiny pictures were taken with my Brownie 127. I think the picture below is of me.



Some posh companies could afford special camp uniforms. The girl in the centre here was my one time BF at school. Lesley, if you're out there, I'd love to hear from you.
Tags: camping, girl guides, old photos
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