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The Guide's Guide to Guiding

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:54 am

The Guide's Guide to Guiding by Garth Thompson, Jacana Media (3rd Ed.)
I quite enjoyed this book. Thompson's writings on guiding theory and philosophy changed my perspective on guiding, and gave me new insights into the craft.

This book is recommended for all current and would-be guides (of any type).
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Re: The Guide's Guide to Guiding

Unread postby Timepilot » Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:59 am

Thought it was an excellent read JL - and quite humurous, especially the cartoons that go with the guide descriptions!
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Re: The Guide's Guide to Guiding

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:11 am

Yes! Dov Fedler's cartoons really add to the book.

Some of the anecdotes he relates are bladdy scary tho
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Re: The Guide's Guide to Guiding

Unread postby annapangolin » Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:27 pm

joshilewis wrote:
Some of the anecdotes he relates are bladdy scary tho


Agreed!

This book really is excellent though and i'm using it for my studies. Some great insights into the reality of guiding :)


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