Monthly Archives: November 2011

Alicia Hempleman-Adams

I thought I should do an update post about Alicia Hempleman-Adams. Her father is renowned polar explorer David Hempleman-Adams, who I had the pleasure of meeting last thursday at the Heart of the Great Alone exhibition. They are both spending … Continue reading

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New British Sponsorship

I am delighted to welcome two new. British brands to the sponsorship team. Cotswold Outdoor have not only given financial help towards kit purchased from them but have provided invaluable advice over the last few months. The energy and enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Wheathills Memory Boxes

I had a wonderful meeting last night with Nigel from Wheathills who is in the design stages of a memory box for the expedition. This is an exciting venture for both of us, Nigel apparently gets few opportunities to design … Continue reading

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Conrad Dickinson

The third installment in BBC Look North features will air at 6.30pm tommorrow evening on BBC One North East. I was fortunate enough to meet with Polar Explorer Conrad Dickinson and spend some time discussing daily life on an Antarctic … Continue reading

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Charities

When this website was first developed we were unsure of which charities would be supported by donations or sponsorship during this expedition. Now, with just over a week until I leave the UK I am delighted to announce that the … Continue reading

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Research

As a geography student approaching my third year, the opportunity to write a dissertation involving the upcoming expedition to the South Pole was a fantastic opportunity. As such I am planning, conditions and safety permitting, to collect data on the … Continue reading

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Nottingham High

Lovely morning today at Nottingham High Junior School for assembly. The boys were incredibly well-behaved and seemed to enjoy the presentation, even if I did dress a couple of them up in full expedition gear! Hopefully I’ll be back after … Continue reading

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