Join Patrick at one of his public presentations to hear about his experience of Antarctica.

5th March 2015 at Canon (UK) Ltd, Reigate, 6.30pm
This event is organised by Royal Society of Arts, Surrey. Click here to register.

14th April 2015
at the Lloyd Hall, Outwood, Surrey, 7pm
Join Patrick for drinks and nibbles. For a free ticket please email or phone 07551 255544.

9 January 2015

Thursday 8th January

Position: 88º 22.41 S  080º 08.25 W

Everything is good, we travelled 18.7km in 6.5 hours today and we're travelling really well.

The temperature is about -30 ºC...I get very cold hands when we stop to eat! It's a sunny clear day, though and everything is working.

Conrad is annoyed because he's broken a jug and the zipper on his jacket, but the equipment is generally absolutely fine.

Comment below your questions to ask Patrick and Conrad in tonight's phone call!


  1. Hi Patrick, sounds like it's going ok so far. Is it as tough as you expected? What's been the biggest hurdle to overcome so far? I'm putting an update story on today and I'll tweet it to you later

  2. I'm just about to speak to Patrick, James. I will do my best to ask your question and get back to you in the next blog post! Gemma.