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Project

Zambarau Moot - meeting Scout and Guide Bloggers worldwide

16th Aug 2013

http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/

Scouting and Guiding forms a big part of the lives of so many people; but while JOTI and penpal programs exist, there is minimal social media interaction where you can meet and learn more about Scouting and Guiding in other nations, and what it means to other people. A Tumblr-based Rover Scout blogger from Australia is working to change this, by sharing weekly interviews with Scouts and Guides from around the world with a project called ‘Zambarau Moot’.

Social media is a funny thing: Facebook allows you to connect with others, but you need to know who they are to start off with. Twitter allows you to connect to others in 140 characters. Tumblr uses keyword-tags to share similar-minded concepts. Using different ways, we can find different ways to connect.

Starting in August 2013, I plan to upload an interview with a different Scout/Guide, with their story of Scouting. Non-Scouters seem to think that all we do is tie knots and make campfires; but there is so much more to us than that.
If you want to find out more, please check out my blog @ http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/

If you’re willing to let me interview you (yes please!)for this, please email paperstars@me.com

Week 1 - 2013/08/16 - Interview with a Rover from the Dutch Netherlands
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/58416943933
Week 2 - 2013/08/23 - Interview with a North American Venturer
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/59092314821
Week 3 - 2013/08/30 - Interview with a French Rover
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/59767502239
Week 4 - 2013/09/06 - Interview with a Colombian Rover
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/60522410461
Week 5 - 2013/09/20 - Interview with a Canadian Rover
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/61745174711
Week 6 - 2013/09/27 - Interview with a Colombian Scout
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/62771124463
Week 7 - 2013/10/11 - Interview with a Finnish Rover.
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/63714625810
Week 8 - 2013/10/18 - Interview with a German Rover.
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/64363398473
Week 9 - 2013/10/18 - Interview with a South African Rover.
http://roverscoutproblems.tumblr.com/post/65024560301