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Boy Scouts of Matabeleland Bulawayo Latest Changes

       

1st Sept 2014 With 6 adverts on a webpage, this site has become unreadable, so Ive moved the entire website of all 20,000 webpages/photos to an advert-free www.matabele.altervista.org. I'd like to thank Angelfire for having hosted our website free of charge for the past 14 years.

24th Jan 2014 Added Mr and Mrs Carlisle's Photograph Album of Gordon Park, and Simon Shoosmith to the 8th Hillsiade.
31st Dec 2013 Added all 4 parts of the 2013/2014 East Africa Scout Expedition Log to an advert-free website.
4th Dec 2013 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with 2014 Calendar.
24 Oct 2013 Updated the "Events" at the base of every webpage.
26 Sep 2013 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Slowly, Slowly Catchee Monkey and The Honour and Privilege.
Also added two thousand brilliant giant photos that have just been put on the internet in Photobucket, of the 1st Bulawayo (Pioneer) Scout Troops 2011 Kilimanjaro Expedition
30 Apr 2013 Added photo of 8th Bulawayo (Hillside) Scout Hall - with thanks to Mike Hopkins.
24 Apr 2013 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with 100mile Hike.
29 Mar 2013 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with All Creatures Great and Small.
25/2/13 Updated Guest Book.
17/2/13 Added Alan Mead to the 8th Hillside.
30/1/2013 Updated the sad news of the passing on of Des Classen, to every webpage
25 Dec 2012 Updated the sad news of the passing on of Aurielle Wilcox, to every webpage, and Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Our Little Place of Paradise in The Matobo Hills.
23 Nov 2012 Added the 1st Pioneer Troop's Fund Raising 2013 wall Calendar and Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with To Honour Those Scouts Who Have Been Killed In Action.
10 Nov 2012 updated 8th Register.
6 Nov 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Where We Found the Time to Fit That In.
1 Aug 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The 87th Bulawayo (Sizani) Scout Troop.
28 July 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The Best Place to be in The Matobo Hills.
21 July 2012 Added Chris to the 1st/12th, and Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with With Nostalgia of His Scouting Days.
20 Jun 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The Spirit of Scouting Continues to Drift Strong and Vibrant in the Matobo Hills.
14 Jun 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Noticeably Absent this Sunday was Mr. Adam Moyo.
4 Jun 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with When the Snorting and Growling Monster Comes up the Hill.
14 May 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Life in the Tranquil Surrounds of "The Heart of Scouting".
8 Apr 2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Another Adventure, Another Time.
12 April/2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Exchanging News as if they hadn't seen Each Other for Centuries.
8/Mar/2012 With thanks to Martin Henriksen for sending photos in of the 3rd Air Scouts Provost and thanks to Chris Murphy for sending in photos of the 8th at Gordon Park in 1967 and Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Not That He was too Pleased to go Home so Early.
6/Feb/2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with For Quite Simply, Boys + Water.
2/Feb/2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Starting off with a Dinner Extravaganza.
24/Jan/2012 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with But my Trusty Inguluvane had got me Home.
29/Dec/2011 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The Great Flood of Christmas 2011.
24/Dec/2011 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Merry Christmas.
28/Nov/11 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with At the Going Down of the Sun and in the Morning, We Will Remember Them and Will Long Remain as The Highlight of Your Scouting.
24/Oct/11 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Ken is in fine fettle.
15/10/2011 Added 7 photo's of the Gordon Parks Bush fire and updated Norm's weekly Bloggs/diary/going's-on-at-GP with As Chirpy and Naughty as Ever and Will Entice the Animals to a Banquet.
10/9/2011 Added 2 photo's of the Gordon Parks Bush fire - with thanks to Andrew and Mr Arrowsmith for sending the photos in.
Updated Norm's weekly Bloggs/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The Still Burning "Umbondo" Logs and Where This Water is Coming From is a Mystery.
23/8/2011 Added a photo of the 8th Hillside Cub & Scout Troop - with thanks to Rob McKenzie for sending the photo in.
Updated Norm's weekly Bloggs/diary/going's-on-at-GP with At "The Stables" in Time For Tea, Of Laughter Camaraderie and Growing up, That You have been Short Changed, A Real Live 'Isambane' and it's not our Grass-cutter.
29/6/2011 Updated the Message from Lord Rowallan Chief Scout 1959 - with thanks to Robin Clay, and updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The Animals of The Night Watch and The Fast Approaching Ice-age.
6/6/2011 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The Three Musketeer's.
2/6/2011 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with At the drop of a hat.
16/5/2011 Added Chico Little to the 3rd, and Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Our Tour Guests in Their 'Hot-pants'.
4/may/11 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Outstanding Ambassadors for Australia .
27/4/11 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Water Gushed Out of the Tap and Jack Carlisle.
11/4/11 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Gleeful Children Clutching The Easter-eggs they had Found.
4/4/11 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Back breaking task of shovelling of sand and They Definitely Need to See a 'Shrink'.
23/3/11 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Through the Dictates of Old age and Gordon Park is Celebrating its 75th Anniversary this Year.
4 March 2011 Updated the Home webpage; the 8th Register - with thanks to Mike Hopkins; and added three 2009 photos of the 8th Hillside Troop - with thanks to Andy Barker.
11/1/2011 Updated "Roof of Africa Expedition" webpage with Blog 6 - Zambia and home to Bulawayo - with thanks to John Fitzpatrick and Declan Fitzpartick.
27/12/10 Updated "Roof of Africa Expedition" webpage with Blog 4 - Mt Kilimanjaro, past Lake Victoria - with thanks to John Fitzpatrick and Declan Fitzpartick.
23/12/10 Updated "Roof of Africa Expedition" webpage with Blog 3 - the Ascent of Mt Kilimanjaro - with thanks to John Fitzpatrick and Chris MacKenzie.
17/12/10 Updated "Roof of Africa Expedition" webpage with photos and ongoing diary from Zanzibar to Mt Kilimanjaro - with thanks to John Fitzpatrick and Chris MacKenzie.
14/12/10 Updated "Roof of Africa Expedition" webpage with photos and ongoing diary from Dar es Salaam - with thanks to John Fitzpatrick and Chris MacKenzie.
3/12/10 Created a "Roof of Africa Expedition" webpage for the 2010/2011 expedition. Added the 1st Pioneer (Bulawayo) Scout Troops fundraising 2011 Calendar. Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with "Supper was an Unforgettable Experience" and An Ascent of Everest.
17/11/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with "A Glorious Electrical Storm" and Mr. Adam Moyo with a bicycle, in appreciation of his fifty years of dedicated service to Scouting.
3/11/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with The Dedicated Scout who comes out to the Park.
23/10/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Call Mother Earth.
19/10/10 Added Gwynn to the 8th.
12/10/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with Both Successful Events in the Matobo Hills, and Quality Scouting Experience.
10/10/10 Updated the 8th Register - with thanks to Mike Hopkins.
27/9/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the The Peace and Tranquility of a Perfect Evening.
27 Sept 2010 - Added the May-Aug 2010 Pioneer Troop magazine
15/9/10 Updated the 1st Pioneers Calendar & Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the A Tear or Two, Didnt Climb Shumba, and A Tear or Two
28/8/10 Updated the 1st Pioneers Calendar & Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the The Picturesque Maleme Dam
17/8/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the It Is Going To Be Snow
12/8/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Course or Creche?
3/8/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Riding on Bikes out to the Matopos, and Can of Worms.
19/7/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Woolly Mammoth?
8/7/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Vow to return.
2/7/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Repairing this and Replacing That.
23/6/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Abseiling Leask and added the 8th Hillside 1989 www.angelfire.com/pioneerscout/8th-swa/swa-expedition.html
Expedition Log to South West Africa.
20/6/2010 - Added the Jan-Apr 2010 Pioneer Troop magazine.
15/6/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the God Certainly Works in Mysterious Ways. and the 1st Byo Calendar.
7/6/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the A Bush Dinner high up in the Kopjes.
31/5/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Soggy Projects.
26/5/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the A Rock Python to slowly cross the road.
11/5/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Panthera pardus (Leopard).
3/5/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the Elephants in the Park.
24/4/2010 Added Mike to the 1st/12th, and updated the 8th Register - with thanks to Mr Hopkins.
21/4/10 Added the 1969 and 1983 Riverside Rumbles Magazines.
16/4/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the A third candle on the Alter.
9/4/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Water spills over the dam wall" and added a 1940 photo of Bulawayo Cubs that was kindly sent in by Vernon Roberts.
4/4/10 Added the 8th Hillside 1972 Expat '72 Magazine - with thanks to Hudson Felgate who all those years ago, thoughtfully filed this magazine away for safe keeping.
4/4/10 Added the 8th Hillside 1960 Tuli Expedition photos - with thanks to Mike Hopkins for sending them on in.
29/3/10 Added the 8th Hillside 1987 Okavongo Expedition Photos - and other photos incl. Annual Go-Cart race, Chimanimani Expedition, Helicopters at GP. With thanks to Andrew Arrowsmith for sending it on in.
Updated the 8th Register - with thanks to Mike Hopkins.
27/3/10 Added the 8th Hillside 1986 Mulanje Expedition Magazine - with thanks to Andrew Arrowsmith for sending it on in.
22/3/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "One Hundredth Ramble on what is going on in The Heart of Scouting.
17/3/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Plates of Cakes Magically Appear" newsletter.
8/3/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "The ground is wet" newsletter.
22/2/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Congradulations Chris" newsletter.
Added the 8th Register - with thanks to Mike Hopkins.
Added the 1st Pioneer (Bulawayo) Scout Troops 2010 Calendar .
Added 1st Pioneer Troops Scout Den Appeal - With thanks to Neil Rix.
11 Feb 2010 - Added the Sep-Dec 2009 Pioneer Troop magazine.
2/2/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "A lesson in Patience, Fortitude and Stupidity" newsletter.
26/1/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Experiencing a Great Weekend" newsletter.
21/1/10 Updated the list of past 8th Hillside Leaders - with thanks to Michael Hopkins for researching/creating these lists.
19/1/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "About Three Years to get down to this 'Urgent' Repair." newsletter.
12/1/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "The annual dip must take place" newsletter.
4/1/10 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Exploits Leak Out" newsletter.
31/12/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "New Year" newsletter.
24/12/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Christmas Message" newsletter.
15/12/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Fr Noel's last Service at the Park" newsletter.
2/12/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Planting a Kirkia acuminata" newsletter.
23/11/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "It was as if Noah's Ark had run aground in the Matobo Hills" newsletter.
15/11/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Madness inspiring electrical thunder storms in the Majestic Matobo Hills" newsletter.
9/11/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "To Honour our Fallen Scouts" newsletter.
4/11/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Send me Scuttling for Shelter" newsletter.
27/10/09 Updated Gavins 11th Riverside details.
26/10/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Now that would have been a novel test!" newsletter.
19/10/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Tick off yet Another Adventure in his Chosen Leisure Time Activity" newsletter.
12/10/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "What could this fellow get us to do in such heat?" newsletter.
6 Oct 09 - Added the May-Aug 2009 Pioneer Troop magazine.
5/10/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "They were fresh and still warm inside" newsletter.
2/10/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Washed Down The Plug-hole" newsletter.
21/9/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Kodak Moment" newsletter.
18/9/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Old Fossil" newsletter.
12/9/09 With thanks to Glenn Crisp for sending in these unique photos of Abseiling Toitoise. Thanks also to Natalie Arrowsmith Schmidt for these great photos of GP.
8/9/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "500km From Home" newsletter.
2/Sep/09 Added a few more Zimbabwe Centenary Camp Photos. (With thanks to Craig Rix for sending them in).
1/9/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "The Real Heart of Scouting" newsletter.
23/Aug/09 Added some of the Zimbabwe Centenary Camp Photos. (With thanks to Andrew Barker for posting them in).
18/8/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Memories of friends and fellowship" letter.
15/8/09 Added the 4 Matopos Mumbling Newspapers from Zimbabwes Centenial Camp. (With thanks to Rob McKenzie & Andrew Barker for sending them in).
2/8/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Bush clearing paraphernalia" letter.
26/7/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Tasty Breakfast" letter.
20/7/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Construct three new fire places" letter.
14/7/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Skipper Knapman Training Ground" letter.
6/7/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Bleak Mid Winter" letter.
1/July/09 The Zimbabwe Centenial Camp Newsletter 1 and invitation to everyone to attend the giant August Camp at Gordon Park, Matopos.
29/6/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Jack Frost Visits" letter.
27/6/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Shortest Day of the Year" letter.
17/6/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "The late John Landau" letter.
8/6/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Memorial Service for the late John Landau" letter.
11/June/09 Added Robin to the 10th Waterford Troop.
8/6/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Syntarsus rhodesiensis" letter.
6 Jun 09 - Inserted the Jan-Apr 2009 Pioneer Troop magazine
2/6/09 - Eric Bloch will be taking this month's service at Gordon Park on Sunday 14th June - it will be a Memorial service for the Late Chief Scout John Landau.
1/June/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Its a Kinda Magic" letter.
26/5/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Kariba Bream & Sweet Potatoe Chips" letter.
20/5/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Creaking Joints and Aching Muscles" letter.
10/5/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "A World Made Just For Me" letter.
4/5/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "The Going Was Tough" letter, and recorded Andy passing on.
27/4/09 Created a Yahoo-group where scouts can add their email address to automatically receive the weekly Gordon Park newsletter ( http://groups.yahoo.com/group/gordonpark1 ).
26/4/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Glorious Morning" letter.
20/4/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Post-Easter" letter.
16/4/09 International Scouts are welcome to attend the Giant August Centenary Camp at Gordon Park. Two hundred Centenary badged Willsgrove coffee mugs and five morning tea sets have been made and are selling out fast.
15/4/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Easter" letter.
7/4/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Hectic Week" letter.
1/4/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "First Prize" letter.
23/3/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "All Quiet on the Eastern Front" letter.
21/3/09 Presents from Gordon Park - Matopos Paintings, GP pins are on sale & taking orders for 100th Celebration Coffee Mugs, plates & tea sets, added picture to main webpage.
17/3/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "A Thunderous Roar" letter.
11/3/09 The Large National Centenary Camp will be held over the Hero's weekend at Gordon Park Scout Camp, Matopos, From 8 to 11 August, 2009.
10/3/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Brain Dead Too" letter.
4/3/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Wine, Chocolates & TLC" letter.
23/2/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Clear Blue Skies" letter.
17/2/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "The rain came down in torrents" letter.
9/2/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Handicapped Adults" letter.
6/2/09 The 1st Scout Troop registered in Zimbabwe was in 1909. Here's a list of some of Zimbabwe's 2009 Centenary Celebrations.
3/2/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Happiness Is..." letter.
28/1/09 Updated the 1st Troops photos & main webpage.
28/1/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Scouting in Action" letter.
20/1/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Good Deed, Good Grief!!" letter.
19 Jan 09 - Inserted the Sept-Dec 2008 Pioneer Troop magazine
15/1/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Still Going Uphill" letter.
5/1/09 The new official Zimbabwe Scout website is at www.zimscouts.co.zw/.
5/1/09 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Mountain Dog & Happy New Year!" letter.
29/12/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Right on Cue!" letter.
24/12/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Longest Day" letter.
16/12/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Christmas at GP" letter.
15/12/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Hold Five" letter.
24/11/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Grand Old Lady of Gordon Park" letter.
18/11/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Home on the Range" letter. (I'm afraid the new layout needs a bit more work!)
5/11/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Puff, Puff, Pull" letter.
28/10/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Off Colour" letter.
3 Oct 08 - Inserted the May-Aug 2008 Pioneer Troop magazine
22/10/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Suicide Month" letter.
30/9/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Spring is in the air" letter.
22/9/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Still in the fast lane" letter.
15/9/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "1958 and Scouting and all that" letter.
11/9/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Burning the Candle at both ends" letter.
2/9/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Patch-Work Quilt" letter.
19/8/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Mavavani" letter.
6/8/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Exhausted and Burnt Out" letter.
1/8/08 Added Cookout & 11th photo's - with thanks to Simon Richardson.
29/7/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Leopard (Ingwe) at large" letter.
23/7/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Trophy Standard" letter.
17/7/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Zapped" letter.
14 July 08 Added a 1979 missing 11th Riverside Rumbles Magazine, a picture of the 1st Pioneer 2008 Calendar and details of Bob to the 2nd Raylton.
12 July 08 Added Rory-Taylor to the 11th Cubs.
9 July 08 Added Ken to the 7th.
7/7/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Plumbing" letter.
2/7/08 Added Kyle to the 8th, Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with the "Pipe Dream" letter.
18/6/08 Added Coffee Cups, Clocks, Coffee & Tea Service Souvenirs from Gordon Park.
16/6/08 Added 50 Newspaper Cuttings and an 11th Riverside Ferny Creek Troop Camp log.
13/6/08 Added Wayne to the 8th, and Charles to the 7th.
10/June/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP with a "Foundations" letter.
3 Jun 08 - Inserted the Jan-April 2008 Pioneer Troop magazine
1/May/2008 Added the NEW historic video showing the actual sites of BP's Exploits in the Matopos in July/August 1896.
30/4/08 Updated Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP.
3/4/08 Added Ian & newspaper photo, to the 7/20th Troop.
18/3/08 Created Norm's weekly Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP.
17/3/08 Added Alan to the 11th Bulawayo (Riverside) Troop.
21/2/08 Added photos of personal items from George Gibson (with thanks to Andre Gibson for sending them in).
21/2/08 The 2008 wall Calendar from the 1st Pioneer Troop is now available.
25/12/07 Updated Leon's Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP.
19/11/07 Added the Bulawayo Scout Brochure that was taken to the 1975 Norjamb Jamboree in Norway - with thanks to Wade Begemann.
8/11/07 Inserted the August 2007 Pioneer Troop magazine (With thanks to Leon Wuyts)
12/9/07 Added Don to the 10th Bulawayo (Waterford) Troop.
7/9/07 Wade sent in a new map of GP from space; added Richard Stott to the 8th webpage; here is a Facebook.com link to the 8th Hillside Group.
31/8/07 Matopos Mumblings - the 4 Join-In-Jamboree newspapers made at Gordon Park (with thanks to Ntokozo Ncube/Leon Wuyts for sending them in)
13/8/07 News on the Zimbabwe Jamboree Contingent in Britain - please see the base of this webpage.
29/7/07 Updated details of Zimbabwe's 2007 Join in Centenary Jamboree Update No 3 and added Mike to the 8th.
13/7/07 Gone Home - Mike George - please see the base of this webpage.
7/6/07 Inserted the April 2007 Pioneer Troop .pdf magazine (With thanks to Leon Wuyts)
3/6/07 added a General Survey Map (300K big) of GP, & updated Guest Book.
28/2/07 Updated Norm's and Leon's Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP including Mr. Crockett & John FitzPatrick's Silver Eagle Award.
22/2/07 Added the 2007 Matabeleland Provincial Calendar - with thanks to the Provincial Commissioner Mr Ntokozo Ncube.
19/2/07 Added a Guest Book comment from Mark Fulton.
19/1/07 If you have Google Earth installed - this file will zoom you into Gordon Park (with thanks to Neil Broughton).
9/1/07 A quick update from the GP Challenge Expedition.
8/1/07 Three or four Videos of GP - (split into 10 minute segments) taken in 1986 & 1996 at GP's 50th & 60th Annaversary & opening of Lake Scott, a church service on Lake Scott, etc.
6/1/07 Many thanks to Wade Begemann kindly scanned and sent in this Monex Logbook.
19/12/06 The 1st Pioneer 2007 fund-raising wall Calendar is out - see Norm Scott for a copy.
6/12/06 Updated Clinton, Norman and Vernon.
17/11/06 The GP Challenge Expedition is on - 28th December 2006 to 5th January 2007
17/11/06 Added 2nd Raylton Scout Group webpage - with thanks to Vernon Roberts.
15/10/06 Inserted the June 2006 Father Odilo Tribute magazine (With thanks to Leon Wuyts)
15/10/06 Added Mike Spencer to the 7th/20th Famona.
5/10/06 Inserted the August 2006 Pioneer Troop magazine (With thanks to Leon Wuyts)
29/7/06 Updated Norm's Update from Bulawayo.
26/6/06 Inserted the April 2006 Pioneer Troop magazine (With thanks to Leon Wuyts)
23/6/06 Updated the Guestbook.
11/6/06 Father Odilo sadly passed away. His funeral is tomorrow (Monday 12th) at Christ the King at 10.00am.
3/3/06 Added Niel Wratten to the 8th Hillside.
25/2/06 8th Hillside 2006 London reunion picture size 99k.
14/2/06 Added Leon's Blogg/diary/going's-on-at-GP/photos, & GP's 70th Anniversary this weekend.
2/12/05 August 2005 Pioneer Troop magazine
9/10/05 Added Dave Davies Hike and updated Guy from the 11th.
14/5/05 Added Don to the 8th.
11/7/05 Tony kindly sent in the 1st Pioneer 1959 50th Jubilee Magazine (historic photos of the Troop going to camp on a horse-&-cart!)
24/6/05 Inserted the April 2005 Pioneer Troop magazine
22/6/05 Updated Mols Three Peak Challenge - drove 1150 miles, did a 35.5km hike & climbed up and down 3206m (10518ft) in 24hrs!
7/6/05 Added Mol's "News Update" below & Brett Hartley kindly sent in a "21years on..." photo of his dad.
27/5/05 Alun kindly sent in the 8th Hillside 1984 Okavango Expedition log
20/5/05 Tony kindly sent in the 8th Hillside 1983 50th Anniversary Tramp
9/3/05 Inserted the Dec 2004 magazine.
7/3/05 Updated Norms new postal address.
24/2/05 Added Alun to the 8th, added the 4th Bulawayo (Technical) Scout Troop.
12/2/05 updated News Update at the base of each page
8/2/05 Added Ross & Grant to the 8th Hillside.
12/1/05 Added Jamboree & 2007 information, updated HQ & Matabeleland commissioners (with thanks to Bekezela Ndebele).
11/1/05 Updated Matabeleland 2005 Provincial Calendar (with thanks to Ntokozo Harry Ncube Provincial Scout Commissioner (Matabeleland).
10/1/05 Added 1000 photos from Kilimanjaro Expedition. I hope someone has given Neville his photographers badge for these! (if its slow or gives errors - try tomorrow as Angelfire may have a "bandwidth" viewing limit).
10/1/05 Updated Matabeleland Organization Chart & Zimbabwe Organization Chart (with thanks to Bekezela Ndebele).
10/1/05 News on Zimbabwe's 2007 Centenary Celebrations (with thanks to Bekezela Ndebele).
5/12/04 With thanks to Clinton Jones for the 1995 8th Hobbies Evening Photos.
3/12/04 Updated Normans new email address
17/11/04 Added a Site Map.
8/11/04 inserted the Aug 2004 magazine
8/11/04 updated calendars & photos.
18/10/04 Added '72 photo & Clive Whittaker to 3rd Air Scouts.
14/10/04 Added 5 or 10 Zim Books.
12/10/04 Matabeleland Jota souvenirs.
7/10/04 With thanks to Dave Anderson, Colin Anderson & Barry Knight for the 1996 Gilwell Reunion Photo, 1967 Song sheet & book.
29/9/04 3 11th Riverside photos from Dave Anderson
20/9/04 filtered in a few oldish photos.
16/9/04 Added a few 1975 Norjamb photos.
30/8/04 Added Julian Scales to 11th.
20/8/04 Added Zac's to a new 1st/12th webpage
18/8/04 Added Mol's photo
7/8/04 added an email from Norm at camp, & some photos to the base of each webpage.
4/8/04 Added over 200 photos of the troops, GP & Lake Scott
3/8/04 added a photo taken this morning - of Zim Scouts at the Michigan International Camporee USA - to the base of each webpage & Jamboree page
28/7/04 New Badges/stamps & finished Kilimanjaro expedition
27/7/04 inserted the new April 2004 magazine
20/7/04 Added 1st Pioneer Magazine (.pdf), updated calendars
17/7/04 8th Hillside Winter Troop Camp - July 2004 and photos
12/7/04 To the left column Zim Photos and "Uniform appeal Ad". Added Scarf .gifs and started making a 'Terms of use' at the base of each webpage.
miss climbing kopjies in the matopos... I dont think its in the matopos? but can you just smell that dassie-dung on page 3?!
17/6/04 - added a Barrys "news update" to the base of each screen & Luke's off his crutches.
16/6/04 8th Hillside photos and Zim at Jamborees etc (thanks to Mark Whitehead).
14/6/04 Added 10th Waterford and Rob Mckenzie to 8th Hillside.
25/5/04 I just cant get the rippel effect, zooming and Panning working on pictures on Angelfires websites! (maybe next year!)
18/5/04 Created a new Guest Book webpage, 8th Hillside Bulawayo Scouts/Cubs/Beavers are active!; CIA travellers info on Zimbabwe
11/5/04 Added 8th Hillside Beaver Colony and Cub Pack
4/5/04 added an exploding penguin to base, left-advert for campfire blanket badges; Lonely Planet Guide about Zimbabwe and very interesting Monthly Wildlife Updates. Found Kent & Clevland jumps for GP visitors;
26/4/04 Added Cartoons to the left column; Added Justine Ralphs & Megan Jones to 8th Cubs, Peter Tipler & Wayne Jolly to 8th Hillside; Charlie Trollope to 11th Riverside; Shumba-shaba chopper photos (well... Silozwe); moved Kilominjaro Expedition newsletters from base to left column.
16/4/04 Added Scout hat info to Home page status-bar, Glenn & Vaughan's visit to GP, small clickable thumbnail photos to the .html magazines for faster loading, a new GP map and a HISTORY jump to the Matabeleland Province left-bar.
8/4/04 Created/typed in a Feb 1986 8th Hillside Tramp Magazine (so I can delete the 4mb of .pdf files it used to take) & Added another Jota Badge link & Outward Bounds link on the left
7/4/04 Added Pete Chadwick to 3rd Air Scouts, thought about FREE Adverts for x-scout companies to left, typed in Riverside Rumbles 1976 magazine (to save 3mb space by deleting the .pdf files), changed Crispy's name from Glen, and updated Clinton
29/3/04 brightened up magazine page a bit, added Gavin Clasen & Neville to 8th, added information to add name; added Bulawayo's International Trade Fair and an advert for Pete Tipler (8th) & Charlie Trollope (11th) sponsorship to the left margin.
18/4/04 inserted the new Dec magazine
18/3/04 added verticle Zim flag stripes, updated the 1st Troop's annual calendar, and provincial one, added Mike George to 1st Pioneer Troop, Gavin Classen and Neville B to 8th Hillside.
9/3/04 encoded everyones email address so web-crawlers cant find them, added Wayne Kennerley to 3rd Air Scouts
3/3/04 added site to a few Scout web-rings, found some Zim badges, updated Jims email address.
26/2/04 Changed Savages address to Alan.Savin@bentley.com from AlanS@caddman.co.za, updated GP map, Byo appeal advert & add name details.
19/2/04 Added Daves Aged Appeal, GP comments, updated Mol
23/1/04 Added the Puddle Pirates to left toolbar
21/1/04 Added ex-Byo Schools to bottom left of screen & updated the Kilomanjaro expedition at the base of screen.
14/1/04 - Added "Smiley" to 8th Members, Neville B's email address; and Steve Ebben, Rob Felgate & Mr & Mrs Felgates Photo to 11th Members and some 11th troop photos - thanks toSteve Ebben
11/1/04 added 'kilomanjaro' NEWS update to the base menu. Need to add 'years of service' to go behind each scout/cub leader so people dont email them as if they are current leaders.
7/jan 2004 Major re-vamp, new website/screens/toolbar etc whew!
Created and added 'Lake Scott' photos. But will have to re-scan them - they have lost their color in scanning!?!
30/12/03 Done at 'Burger King', Picadilly Circus, London - added site to the 'Boy Scout Ring', and added Adrian & Simons photo11th Riverside.
27/12/03 - Added Graham Ross to 8th Members and Gordon Park requests.
13/12/03 added a jump to THE BOY SCOUT ASSOCIATION OF ZIMBABWE and Links to 'The World of Scouting'
4/12/03 - added a Guestbook & Augusts' Quarterly magazine photos
3/12/03 Updated Norms info & Evan Pedlar's
1/12/03 Started Hall of Fame.
24/11/03 Added 1st Pioneers calendar, added 1st Pioneer May-Aug Quarterly magazine,Quarterly magazine (pdf) & html - still need to put in photos etc, Updated Provincial Calendar;
21/11/03 - added talbot_shumba.jpg (still need to do its thumbnail)
15/11/03 - altered Wade Begemann's details - 8th Members
10/11/03 - added disclaimer
4/11/03 - altered Clintons' details - 8th Members
1/11/03 - added 'other' Matopos pictures jumps to 'GP Photos'; On 'Scout-Websites' - Jumps to 'Baden-Powell with some Zimbabwean Scouts', 'Campfires', UK & Gilwell
18/10/03 - Added SEARCH option to 'About', 'Troops' & here
17/10/03 - Added Klien, Budgie & Coley to 8th Members

Checkout a grand picture of the matopos - Gordon Park-Photos below Thumbnails - www.korubo.com/Zimbabwe/matobo1.jpg











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