Yesterday I was privileged to attend St Paul's Cathedral, to commemorate the centenary of the Terra Nova Expedition 1910 - 1913.
Chester Carr, a friend of mine from the Amazon has put together a great little video of our time there last year, it's well worth a look.
An expedition to develop the skills of outstanding individuals..
I'm not an avid bird watcher, more an interested observer, but in the space of a few weeks the scientific necessity of identifying and counting what we saw turned from a research theme to an obsession..
We are now approaching the last leg of the expedition and are en route to Salalah after an intense and enjoyable few weeks..
All is quiet again in base camp as the two groups left for the final time..
The evening campfire is often disrupted by shouts of "gecko"..
When we planned this expedition, we had an ambitious (and in all honesty, unrealistic) objective. To find the Arabian Leopard, one of the rarest cats in the world.
Dr Mansoor from the Office of Conservation for Environment joins the expedition team in Wadi Sayq..
With our goal of exploring and studying Wadi Sayq well underway, here in the science team we're working hard to pack in as many surveys as possible..
There's lots of fish in the Amazon. One with perhaps the most impressive reputation is the Piranha. To bust a popular myth, no they're not..
So the Members fire has finally got back to the sunny UK! Our last few days have been really interesting and memorable..