Scrapbooking – My Life as a Lion

Scrapbooking and gardening are two of my favourite passtimes, so how nice to be able to combine them with being a Lion. Both activities help me to work things out ...

Lions Peace Poster Competition

I was browsing through youtube yesterday when I came across this video promoting the Lions Peace Poster Competition. I probably go around with my eyes closed, but I haven’t seen ...

Splat the Rat

There are certain fete ideas that have become so much part of the culture associated with English country fairs and fundraising activities that we take them for granted, but I ...

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Traditions – Anticipation, Participation and Reflection

Passing down traditions is one of those things that just seem to ...

Santa’s Parking Lot

It seems that even Santa isn’t immune from having to clear out ...

Supporting Troop Aid – Buddies Night Fundraiser

“The chance to clean their teeth, wash their hair or put on ...

Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

“Nobody ever died of discomfort, yet living in the name of comfort ...

Santa’s Magic Rubs Off

As a small child, I found the magic of Christmas palpable. I’d ...

Frankfurters, Gluhwein and Stollen

Sometimes I am reminded in the most unlikely of places of the ...

Social Media @ Autumn Forum

Today was 105M’s Autumn Forum. One of the workshops was about Membership, ...

Making Kindness Contagious

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than ...

Click, Write, Scrapbook

“Scrapbooking isn’t about scraps of paper and photos. Scrapbooking is about scraps ...

Why I am a Lion – In a Word “Ubuntu”

Ubuntu….is about the essence of being human……It embraces hospitality, caring about others, ...

Delicious Day – Tale of District Changeover

These days my head is bursting at the seams with a million ...

Many Hands Make Light Work

Eric has a family grave in the closed graveyard by St Mary ...

Social Media

I’ve been following the posts on Lion Simon Moss’ blog on his ...

Spread a Smile of Joy

Ask 100 people what they most associate with Lions Clubs and the ...

Indecision Causes Indigestion

Our last Lions’ social was a visit to Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market. ...

Remembrance Sunday

My earliest memories of Remembrance Sunday in Castle Bromwich are of standing ...

Least We Forget – Photos from a Lions Visit to the National Memorial Arboretum

Lions at National Memorial Arboretum, posted with vodpod

Cricket – “It’s So Very English”

“Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch ...

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Me and Dee – An Emotional Response

Something I read today took me on a journey to my past. A journey that made me stop, smile and shed a few tears. A journey that really helped to put things in perspective. It’s the tradition in Lions for the District Governor’s Partner to organise a project for the year. I was reading today […]

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10 on the 10th – Lions Clubs’ Competitions

On the 10th of each month I’m going to share with you 10 things. They might be random thoughts which cross my mind or a more structured approach which lists 10 things about a particular Lions project. Today I’m sharing with you 10 competitions which are available for Lions Clubs to enter. Peace Poster – […]

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Pork Scratchings – The New Super Food

I’ve never really fathomed the attraction of Pork Scratchings, but I’m probably alone in that as most Lions at the Sheldon Country Park Fayre seemed very keen to have their share, whilst at the same time bemoaning how bad they were for their health. Perhaps I have some good news for them, pork scratchings have […]

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Fradley Junction

Our social this month was a Sunday morning walk along the canal at Alrewas to Fradley Junction and back. I have to confess to be a solitary walker, so it was somewhat unusal for me to join with a group of people to walk along the canal at Fradley Junction. It was my first visit […]

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