Arctic-Mummy, Polar Racer …… MoonWalker

The London MoonWalk 2011 was much colder than last years event – there was a bitter wind blowing that was sometimes head on! I wore my attractive plastic poncho for at least half of the walk – it did a great job as a wind shield! Many people are asking if I am enjoying the Read More…

Arctic-Mummy Arrives in Canada

It has been a long day! I only got 4 hours shut eye last night, so I ready for my bed. I had a surprise send of today from the Jamie G Trust Committee. Having spent too long packing, repacking and weighing bags upstairs, I rushed into the kitchen saying ” OK lets get going”  Read More…

Arctic-Mummy’s Last Bash

Saturday 19th March was my last fund-raiser! Judy who has superb organisational skills, and an excellent network, invited the majority of the guests and co-ordinated her army of support! Most of the food was prepared and donated by friends and family, as a result we had the most amazing feast with plenty for all (and some Read More…

Abbotts Ann Primary School is a tiny village school with just over 100 pupils. We had an amazing amount of fun during their North Pole Day in February. Part of the day involved a sponsored walk, where all the children, and many of the staff spent an hour walking (but mainly running) round set routes Read More…

I recently visited Mary Collins year 2 class at Wherwell Primary School. They were a lively group of children, who clearly enjoyed learning, and were very participative. The children were keen to know how I would keep warm out in the Arctic, with temperatures up to minus forty degrees Celsius. I took in most of Read More…

#Arctic-Mummy Goes Back To School

I had the most fantastic day on Thursday 17th February.  Having presentated to Abbotts Ann Primary School in September 2010, about my Polar Race, and it’s challenges, they organised a North Pole Day for the whole school, to raise funds for The Jamie G Sporting Trust. The North Pole Day was an idea developed by The Read More…

A Tyre-ing Walk for #Arctic-Mummy

It has been a busy busy weekend! I was up early on Saturday morning to make my pitch at Andover Market. I had nearly 500 balloons to sell for a balloon race on Sunday! I am not a natural sales woman, and I knew it was a numbers game, but we shy retiring British are Read More…