Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2011’

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Trekking across Antarctica (in the field next to my house)

As some of you might have read, I’m lucky enough to be in with a chance of joining the International Scott Centenary Expedition, that will head to Antarctica next year..

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ISCE Press Release: Following in the footsteps of Captain Scott

A budding explorer from Essex who has been inspired by Captain Robert Scott of the Antarctic, will have the chance to prove that they have got what it takes to follow in the legendary Royal Navy Officer’s footsteps..

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The Amazon

Amazon… a single word can encompass so much that it’s difficult to know where to begin. The greatest river, the largest rainforest, home to 10% of all known species; but statistics and facts probably don’t do it justice..

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Speaking to Schools


I consider myself pretty fortunate really, because from time to time I get to speak to young people from schools, youth groups and universities on behalf of BSES, a youth development charity..

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A Dartmoor adventure (with a purpose)

It’s unusual to see students out and about at 8am, especially on a Sunday. Most would be tucked up in bed after a heavy Saturday night..

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Is there really anything interesting about Pollen?


I’m pretty keen on pollen, and it’s surprising that so little is known about something that is all around us every day. Last year I got the chance to begin a research project..

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