Skip’s Diary

Skip’s Diary

Skip’s Diary

The book ‘Skip’s Diary – the Village and the Lads’ is an account of 1st Farnborough Scouts and village life between 1911 and 1981, written by Harry Edwards and researched and compiled by John Tinham.

First published in 1981 it documents our Scouting journey and how the movement grew in the 20th Century. Below are excerpts from the book, which will be updated regularly.

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls