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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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Looking for something different?

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Starting a website has been a learning curve full of surprises and revelations. One of the biggest surprises has been that (a few) people actually read it..

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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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Friday Photo: Scott Centenary Reccy

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Early in July last year I headed up to John O’Groats, the anticipated start of the Scott Centenary Sledge Pull. The plan was for a nation wide relay..

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A Year In Review…

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Huge thanks to everyone who has followed this blog over the past twelve months, and I hope you’ll keep reading into 2012. It’s been a hugely exciting year, so here’s a run down..

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Keeping Scott’s Promise

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A few months ago I sat writing an essay entitled ‘Why Captain Scott is important to me’. I’m glad I did, since then I’ve been lucky enough to become involved with the International Scott Centenary Expedition..

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Polar Helen

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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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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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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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