Brownie serves Queen in Cambodia
A Brownie living abroad has fulfilled her wish to serve the
Queen by visiting the British Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and
cleaning a car belonging to the country’s British Ambassador.
Hannah, seven, is resident in Cambodia but,
because the country does not have a suitable unit for her to join,
is a Lone Brownie through Girlguiding.
‘I wanted to serve the Queen in Cambodia, because that is what my
Brownie duty is and it is something interesting in my life. But how
can I serve the Queen in Cambodia? By washing a car in
the British Embassy! It was so good in the British Embassy, it
smelt good, it looked good and it even had a picture of the Queen
on the front wall!’ Hannah said.
‘I met Mr Mark (Gooding) the Ambassador and I
cleaned his car. Mr Ambassador said I was a lovely Brownie. I felt
happy that I got to meet him and I can’t wait until I can serve the
Queen again,’ she added.
Hannah was enrolled as a Brownie at 1st Blatchington Brownies, East
Sussex, whilst visiting the UK last year, and works towards badges
with help from the unit and another one located in Donaghclony,
Northern Ireland. Her visit to the Embassy was arranged by her