Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2011’

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Polar Helen


Helen Turton has inspired dozens of young people (myself included) to embrace the great outdoors. She has a self-confessed love of the polar regions..

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Heading Home

Our train slows to a stop and passengers bustle forth. The platform is consumed in a wave of commuters, we pile out of the carriage, unwieldy luggage in tow..

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48 Hours


48 hours after becoming involved with the Amazon expedition, I found myself piling kit into a rucksack and heading North for Windermere..

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What was the best decision you ever made?

It’s well over two years now, since I returned from my last expedition with BSES, and I still can’t grow a proper expedition beard. ..

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Live on air, Mother’s Day and Antarctica

I’ve still got a big grin on my face, from ear to ear. Yesterday the team at BBC Radio Devon invited me live on air to talk about my ambition to follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott..

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