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After Antarctica

February 29th, 2016 Posted by Blog No Comment yet

It has been a month since the team returned from the cold, stark, breathtaking (especially at altitude!) continent of Antarctica. With each day that passes, it is becoming unequivocally clear that life will never and can never be the same. We have all cleaned up pretty well (a civilian teammate who shall remain nameless did not even recognize me sitting next to him at the opera two weeks ago). No-one would ever know what we have been through to look at us now. But I think I speak for the team when I suggest that our “normal” external aspect belies internal lives that are changed forever. For the better.

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Confessions of a Would-Be G.I. Jane

August 10th, 2015 Posted by Blog No Comment yet

Having signed up for the TPL Antarctica Expedition last April in a moment of what felt a little like divine inspiration (or perhaps sheer insanity), the question “What next?” slowly made its way to the forefront of my mind. It felt like I was about to do something very cool but slightly crazy.

What had I committed to?

What had we all committed to?

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