Last week was all about public speaking – a new thing for me. I don’t mind standing up in front of people and waxing lyrical on my favourite subject, but it really depends on the audience…Read more "Inspiring the next generation: the primary school and the pee funnel"
We were nodding off when there was a boom in the ice below us, followed by a sickening crack which sounded like it was directly beneath our tents…Read more "Ex Ice Diamond – a terrifying crack in the ice"
One of our most frequently asked questions is “how you go to the loo without getting frostbite?” Well, here’s how…Read more "The inside story on Arctic ablutions"
By the time I finish Ex Ice Diamond in February, I will have spent 9 weeks in Norway in one calendar year. Here’s five abstract reasons why I am head-over-heels with this country…Read more "I’ve totally fallen for Norway"
10hr ski days, heavily-laden pulks and hard routine camping on the ice in a land where the sun doesn’t rise. A tough preparation for Antarctica, or perhaps just a reality check…Read more "Exercise Ice Ready – 14 days in the Arctic Circle"
Here are a few more photos from the Country Life photo shoot.Read more "Gallery: Country Life photo shoot"
Expedition Leader Nics Wetherill shares my disgust for porridge but, realising we’ll need to eat it daily in Norway and probably Antarctica, we have decided it is time to get over this squelchy, mushy, gloopy loathing. Introducing the new Movember: Eat Porridge For October…Read more "Eat Porridge For October (I hate porridge)"