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A01 Olave, Lady Baden-Powell

Lady B-P was fond of relating this story:-

In late September 1971, aged 82, she was staying at the Guide Training Centre at Waddow Hall.  Alas!  She took a tumble while coming down the stairs.  The Secretary came rushing out of her office, “OH!  Thank heavens it’s only you!  I was afraid it was our new Hoover!”

[That was just before she attended the wedding of a grandson, as "ust one of three Grannies" . . . but with two black eyes and six broken ribs]

 

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