Cold Feet

A Teacher's Tale

Nov 2007

Final Preparations

Everything was unpacked and carefully checked before repacking. Nothing missing to our relief and although it all weighs rather a lot it seems that we are all set to go tomorrow, Saturday 3rd of November.
It seems very probable that I will not be able to update this blog while I am away, so to follow all the developments go to:
and use the expedition tracker to follow our every move!

Portsmouth again

We have spent two days in Portsmouth being put through the familiar round of gruelling tests before we go. This took the best part of Wednesday and Thursday (31st and 1st). If you haven't seen it already; there is a film on Youtube that was made when we did our "practice" in June. It gives the flavour of what we were put through:
Portsmouth testing
I returned to Royston for a last evening meal with my children. I finished the final packing, which has provided me with a huge load of gear to manage for tomorrow’s journey to a last gathering in Hampshire.
Off to the airport

Ruth and Amy on way to the airport.