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Stephen Soames

Blazing Swan 2018 - Rangers
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May 7, 2018

Just remember, comfy shoes – A Blazing Ranger Story

When you read the manual, and do the training, you’ll learn about protocols and procedures for all kinds of worrying scenarios. So I went into my first shift, a Friday night swing, expecting must-reports and medical emergencies every 5 minutes.…
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November 15, 2017

Volunteering at Blazing Swan 2018

Volunteering at Blazing Swan The growth of our annual Blazing Swan event is dependent on participants volunteering…quite literally. Each year, ticket sales are capped according to the number of volunteers we have and our aim is to achieve a 10%…
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October 18, 2017

Volunteering At Blazing Swan 2018

Photo by Dominika Debska Volunteer: /ˌvɒlənˈtɪə/ noun – Someone who is giving their time for the common good and without financial gain.   Volunteering is a great way to really engage with the 11 Principles. Gifting: unconditionally giving the most…
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September 1, 2017

So…they turned off the showers at Blazing Swan!

Photo by Christian Clowes So…they turned off the showers at Blazing Swan! Much has been mused over the planned lack of showers at Swan in 2018. Leaving aside the endless debate and cries of foul-play, I thought I’d pen a few words to accompany…
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May 15, 2017

My Ranger Experience

I asked a couple of first time Rangers to reflect on their experience at Blazing Swan this year. These are their stories...   My Ranger Experience I signed up for Rangering for the first time this year at my husband's…
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