Adventures past, present, and future

I had hoped to blog whilst at Gilwell Reunion, but that was just not meant to be. Finding the time to sit and reflect was just not really part of my time last weekend. As with all larger scout camps there were times when I simply wanted to be on my own. Other times, it … Continue reading Adventures past, present, and future

Gilwell Reunion with a renewed enthusiasm

Sometimes you have to have something to which you look forward. For me, this year, it has been going to Gilwell Reunion at Gilwell Park, the home of UK Scouting. Reunion is for adults in Scouting particularly those who have a Wood Badge but not exclusively any more. Tomorrow, I head off after my dialysis … Continue reading Gilwell Reunion with a renewed enthusiasm

“Positive about HIV” – feature in Sunday Life

At the end of last month, I met with Sara Girvin, a reporter with The Sunday Life — Sunday newspaper of the year — to talk to her about living with HIV. Sara had contacted me earlier in the month via Twitter suggesting an interview in the future. As before, with the Belfast Telegraph, and Ulster Television, and anyone … Continue reading “Positive about HIV” – feature in Sunday Life

Finding the Path… to joining the adventure

Scouting has been a force for good in the world, and Michael celebrates the achievement of being awarded the Wood Badge and thinks about the paths that we all take. Be Prepared. Good advice, but Scouting needs more adult volunteers. Watch the video. Think about it. Get involved. Join the adventure.