Hi everyone. I’m on day 5. All good so far, still have good visibility which is great although I did feel like I was climbing up a never-ending hill for 9 hours. I was listening to music for most of the day and just daydreaming. Today I was thinking about my journey to this point, the fact that I had this idea 2 and a half years ago when I knew absolutely nothing about the polar world. I created the name Polar Preet 2 years ago, my partner created my website, it was really hard getting support at the start which is why I’m so grateful that I have it now. I spent so much money, all of my money plus my life savings on a lot of the training and all my leave on the training and it was really tough at times but it was all worth it because I’m actually here now. You would be amazed at what you can achieve if you believe in yourself. .
And finally I want to give a shout out to the following schools: Sam Proctor and year 6 at Stanley Primary School, Karen Ancill and year 6 at Waterside Primary School in Hythe, Southampton, year 5 at St Wystan’s which is my niece’s school and year 7 at Repton which is my little sister’s school. I know some of you are learning about Antarctica so I hope you enjoy following my journey! When I get back next year, I’ll be travelling around to different schools for 4 months to talk about the expedition and hopefully inspire the next generation. Thank you to Regional Command for organising all of this ready for when I return back to the UK.
That’s all for tonight.