• Canada,  Friendly Friday

    My first taste of adventure: a 1970s camping trip

    Large group of teenagers

    I can still remember the small thrill of excitement that ran through me – an extremely unusual emotion to feel at a school assembly! Our headteacher had just announced that our local authority was organising a three week camping trip to Niagara Falls, open to fifth and lower sixth pupils, for the following summer. I was just starting the lower…