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Chapter 10: The Rangers
I enjoyed being a Girl Guide very much. I looked forward to becoming a Ranger, which was the senior section of the Girl Guides for girls aged between 14 and 20. There were three sections: Land, Sea and Air Rangers.
I joined the Land Rangers with my friends, Maxine, Barbara and Frankie. Our uniform consisted of a grey shirt, with a navy scarf held together with a red leather ring we called a ‘woggle’, a navy skirt and forage-cap with a cloth Guide badge on it. It was a smart uniform. I felt very grown-up in the group. Some of the girls had [Page 66]already left school and were either working or attending college.
Renewing the Guide Promise was a grown-up affair. We promised ...