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Morgan Barnden
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Explorer Scout from Oxfordshire
Explorer Scout from Oxfordshire

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Are we nearly there yet?
Firstly, I must apologise for the rather long gap since my last blog post; unfortunately, the joys of AS level exams have kept me entertained in recent months. However, they are now over and the long and winding ‘road to Japan’ is coming to an end. If you’l...

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Iceland Jamboree - Landsmót Skáta
From the 18th July to 27th July, 67 Scouts & Leaders from Oxfordshire visited Iceland to attend 'Landsmót skáta 2014' - the International Iceland Jamboree that takes place every 2 years. It was a brilliant experience! Iceland is a beautiful country; a geogr...

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What on earth is a 'Jamboree'?
The last month has not been dedicated to fundraising, instead to another seemingly impossible challenge: GCSEs. For any of my international readers, GCSEs are exams that you have to sit in the UK when you're 15/16. There are around 10 subjects which are cov...

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2nd Training Camp
On the weekend of Friday 14th March, the Oxfordshire Unit came together for our 2nd training camp at Horley Campsite, near Banbury. It had been months, for most of us, since we'd last seen each other and there was plenty to catch up on. Fundraising dominate...

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Rub-a-dub-dub
After the warm feeling in the heart that Christmas so beautifully induces had been snuffed out by the cold, harsh days of that dreadful month, January, it was time to go back to the enjoyable past time of fundraising. In case any of you have missed my depre...

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Money Money Money...
Must be funny in a rich man's world. Abba's dress sense might not have always been on the money, if you'll pardon the pun, but their lyrics certainly ring true! In terms of fundraising we are looking at around £140,000 by Summer in 2015. Some have described...

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Morgan, is that you on page 6 of the Banbury Cake?
Yes, yes it is! - Sadly this is only a hypothetical situation (at the moment). But after the past few weeks' media frenzy around the unit I'm sure it will become a reality soon. With a nice, cheesy photo of me Young Leading at 1st Bodicote Beavers (not Cubs...
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