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Haste Ye Back

Haste Ye Back

The joys of Scouting 

Donny O’Rourke
As a keen member of a Boy Scouts troop, Donny O’Rourke found an early outlet for his talents as a writer and composer. Here he reflects on what the movement meant to him.
When Sue Roe decided to write a group biography about the French Impressionists, she little realised what a challenge it would be, involving her in hundreds of hours of research and cross-checking of information about her ten famous subjects; she was inspired to visit the places where they lived and worked.
Roy Bainton recalls some highlights of his long career as a writer for the popular music press, reviewing and writing tour brochures for a wide range of famous, and not-so-famous, artists.