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Maybe the food from Star Trek is already here

So, came across this article (in Italian) on synthetic meat, lab grown chow, and it immediately reminded me of Star Trek food replicators, of Captain Jeanluc Piccard ordering his earl grey tea, and so many other episode plot lines of … Continue reading

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Experts sound the alarm on declining birth rates among younger generations: “It’s a crisis”

New data is confirming a baby boom that some doctors expected was actually a “baby bust”. Health departments in more than two dozen states in the U.S. provided records to CBS News, showing a 7% drop in births in December — nine months after the first lockdowns began. Continue reading

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SITREP 2021

this quick post is an apology for having been away from this niche of mine on the web. Continue reading

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AN AFTERNOON WITH CLIVE BOOTH

As a brand ambassador for Canon, Clive Booth has travelled far and wide and worked on countless projects, which over the years have made him a celebrated photographer and a filmmaker with tons of achievements under his belt. Continue reading

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Showcasing the Value of Scouting

A few weeks ago, I blogged about Scouts and Scouting. Am again moved to put some words together after discussing with some friends the fact that in Malta we have an ever thriving and healthy Scouting organisation for youths, with an ever present … Continue reading

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INNOVATIVE SCOUT ADULT LEADER RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN VIDEO

An innovative scout adult leader recruitment campaign video from Denmark Continue reading

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THE CASE FOR CAMPFIRES

THE CASE FOR CAMPFIRES: Stories told in the glow of a blaze – and the campfires themselves – have been an inviting part of Scouting since its earliest days. But are they relevant in the age of the internet, cell phones, and Leave No Trace? I very much think so !! Continue reading

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Malta Scouts join forces with other youth organisations calling for climate emergency

Appeal to MPs to vote for current and future generations The Scouts Association of Malta is amongst thirty youth organisations who have joined the National Youth Council in calling for a climate emergency to be declared in Malta. Malta is set … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Wood Badge Centenary

Since the establishment of the Scouting Movement in 1907, training has always been one of the core elements in achieving the Scouting Mission.  An avid writer, Sir Robert Baden-Powell had published no less than nine books aimed at young people … Continue reading

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LEAVING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

On Tuesday 23rd September, 2019, the National Scout Council of The Scouts Association of Malta elected from amongst their council members Captain Reuben Lanfranco, AFM Rtd. as the next Chief Scout to take over from the current outgoing Ing. George … Continue reading

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