Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year from BB!

Hi everyone! Coming up on the start of 2012, Bryony and the team are well on the way to the pole, passing 86° South this morning! Every time the team pass a whole degree, it is a milestone. The expedition … Continue reading

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The Final Frontier

Hi everyone! Bit of a big update, without much correspondence over the past few days, so bear with me! A Grand Christmas Day – Bryony and the team had planned to reach the resupply on the 26th in the morning … Continue reading

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A White Christmas!

Hi everyone! (Expedition news on Christmas Day? Now that’s dedication!)   It gives me great pleasure to announce that this morning the team will be passing the half-way point (85° South)! By the guides’ calculations, the team needs to be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bryony!

Hi everyone! Today the team have enjoyed a well earned rest – on Bryony’s side of things this meant waking up at 8AM for a talk with the BBC Look North news team, before heading to bed until the afternoon! … Continue reading

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“Are we there yet?”

Hi everyone! You’ll be able to see another report on Bryony’s expedition tomorrow morning on BBC Look North. You’ll even be able to hear Bryony in person! (Don’t forget to shout happy Birthday at the telly!) She should be on … Continue reading

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Surprise and Supplies!

Some difficulty with the solar phone charger has meant Bryony has been out of contact for a few days, but everything is back online at present due to a spare battery being shared with Dennis! Firstly, I would like to … Continue reading

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83° South

Hi everyone. 100 years ago today the Amundsen expedition made it to the geographic South Pole (90°S) a whole 34 days before the British expedition. Bryony and the team are well on their way to reaching the pole by the … Continue reading

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The culinary ‘delights’ of Antarctica

Hi everyone! Our intrepid adventurer has made it a quarter of the way to the pole! Just in time for the first resupply tomorrow, where the team are giving themselves half a day to unload and repack the sleds with … Continue reading

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Ascent to the Plateau

Hi everyone. An encouraging update from Bryony’s expedition. Monday 5th December Bryony and the team report exceptional conditions, managing a distance of over 23km in only 10 hours of skiing. (That’s an average speed of over 2.5km when removing the … Continue reading

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White out, time out & eat out!

Hi everyone. For the past four days the team has made excellent progress, and I’m happy to announce that Bryony has now passed 81° South, with her current position at http://map.iridium.com/m?lat=-81.135266&lon=-081223350 at an altitude of around 1000m. But the past … Continue reading

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