Another Agoonoree starts proper And a chance to catch up with everyone I've not seen for nearly 3 years. A load of new faces, and many older, perhaps not wiser (), faces too.
The camp itself is smaller than normal, a number of people either unable to attend, or, rather sadly, no longer interested in attending. Which is a shame, as it's one of the most enjoyable events of the year for me.
Sure, it's hard work, looking after kids and young adults with special needs. But the characters, and warmth of friendships, get you through the week. And it soon becomes more of a holiday away from usual life, rather than a bind or burden.
And this year, for the first time, I'm on the support team, rather than leading one of the patrols So, I get to sit at the top table, don't have to panic about breakfast and whether there's enough time before inspection. And, most importantly, not worry about whether we're in the lead or not
It's going to be a great week, I'm sure. But I can already see that inviting, hot, Radox-filled bath, back home on Sunday