Six Pack and a Long Slow Heart Beat…

… and that is just the dog! Charlie Dog had his annual check-up at the vets this weekend. Our regular walking round Hampshire is obviously as beneficial for Charlie as it is for me! The vet commented on his toned muscular physique (I am still working on mine) and his long slow healthy heart beat. Charlie Read More…

Tent Management

Last weekend we spent a lot of time putting the tent up and taking it down. It was all reasonably straight forward until you tried to do it with gloves on, then things became a bit trickier, and that was in a warm conference room with no wind, on a good nights sleep! The tent has a Read More…

How Cold is Coldest?

I have just spent a brilliant weekend in Yatton, Somerset with other Polar Racers learning all about the clothing system we will be using next year. I am reliably informed that it is not unusual for temperatures to be  minus 52°C . That’s before wind chill! We will be using  a simple layered system. The base layer has to be nice Read More…