Meeting LBP

SNAGGLES AND 'COOL CUB' IN CAR - "Seat belt on and ready to go with my new friend 'Cool Cub'.  I wish I had borrowed his sunglasses for some of my trips".

SNAGGLES AND ‘COOL CUB’ IN CAR – “Seat belt on and ready to go with my new friend ‘Cool Cub’. I wish I had borrowed his sunglasses for some of my trips”.

– Just dropping by to let you know who I met this evening, only Lord Robert Baden Powell, grandson of our founder.  What an honour!

POSTER OF EVENT - "This looks like the right place"

POSTER OF EVENT – “This looks like the right place”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I found him at a book signing for his new book, “The Life of a Dog”.

It is all about a greyhound named Bandit, who lives with Lord Baden Powell. Bandit was at the book signing with his house companion Willow.

 

Lord Baden Powell has led a very interesting life in Scouting, but on this occasion he explained all about greyhound rescue. The local greyhound rescue centre rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes around 150 abandoned, sick or ill-treated greyhounds each year at the Sun Valley Kennels near Guildford in Surrey.  It was founded in 1970 after the

If only I could read

If only I could read

late Celia Cross found her first abandoned greyhound, which had been left to die in a disused barn.

At one point, I found myself on the table amongst the books. It was a good job that I was rescued, or I might have been sold!

Wow what a great view from Lord Baden Powell's shoulder

Wow what a great view from Lord Baden Powell’s shoulder

After a left pawed handshake, Lord Baden Powell lifted me onto his shoulder so that I could have my photograph taken. I could see all the Christmas lights and decorations from up there, but I still wasn’t able to see Father Christmas.

It was a very dark and cold night outside, but well worth it just to be able to say that I had met Lord Baden Powell.

I must go now as I am only a Wolf Cub, it is past my bedtime and I must be ready for my next trip …

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