Welcome to my new style Prestonian 2012 website. Back in 2011 I started a blog to record my Prestonian journey and made a few entries before turning to use social media, and especially Twitter. W Bro. Trevor Brearley kindly set up and ran a separate website focused on my Prestonian Lecture, its deliveries, the book,Continue reading “Launching my new website”
First day of Gilwell Reunion! Come and say hello if you are here. I’m camping on Woodlands – with the big flagpole.
Another great day researching for the Prestonian. Thanks to Bruce, Carol and Daniel, at The Scout Association, and to Mark at the Library & Museum of Freemasonry. Thanks also to my “Research Assistant”, my daughter Caroline. Looking forward to visiting the Worshipful Company of Mercers in September.
My research is going pretty well so far. I have had tremendous support from KLA Lodges, UGLE, The Scout Association, etc, and have a number of good stories to tell. I’m hoping that my trip to Gilwell tomorrow will provide me with some good info about the benefits of The Grand Charity grant. And thenContinue reading “Research for the Prestonian”
I have chosen two charities to be supported from the proceeds of the 2012 Prestonian Lecture. One is a Masonic charity and the other a Scouting one. Both are worthy causes, much deserving of our support. The Masonic charity is the Masonic Samaritan Fund, which provides grants for medical, dental and respite care and supportContinue reading “2012 Prestonian Lecture charities chosen”
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