After taking some time out to visit some students last week, I was over the moon to get this thank-you note.
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..
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..
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..
I've been extremely lucky to be sponsored by a number of great organisations. Without them, I wouldn't have had the experiences I've had, and I probably wouldn't be writing this article..