Scott Centenary

Over the past year, I've been hugely fortunate to be involved with the Captain Scott Centenary celebrations. I owe my introduction to expeditions to the actions of the Terra Nova expedition one hundred years ago. For me, the culmination of an amazing year was an invitation to the memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral.

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Training for Antarctica

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Last week I came across this video of us being put through our paces, you might enjoy watching us suffer.

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Scott Centenary Memorial Service

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Yesterday I was privileged to attend St Paul’s Cathedral, to commemorate the centenary of the Terra Nova Expedition 1910 – 1913.

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Words from the White Continent

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“We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death..

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Captain Scott

Around a year ago, I became involved with the International Scott Centenary Expedition. I was lucky to be selected as one of ten candidates to possibly join the team in Antarctica in 2012..

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It was not a race

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One of the biggest misconceptions about the Terra Nova Expedition, is that it was intended as a race to reach the South Pole. The expedition was in fact primarily scientific, and vastly increased..

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Sledges and the Countryside

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Here in the UK we have huge sprawling cities, tens of millions of people and all the trappings of civilization. As such, I am hugely relieved that one can spend four days traveling, even with a car, and still regain that same sense of adventure that you might find half way around the world..

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