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Twas the night before ……..

So, here we are, less than 9 hours to go before we leave. Where did those 18 months planning disappear to? It’s been a curious day. First we had a few aeroplane documentation issues to resolve. Big thumbs up to … Continue reading

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Ice Cold In Alex

No backing out now I guess. This morning Tim and I booked our flights. We will be flying with Etihad on 17th October, with an overnight in Abu Dhabi, before arriving in Kathmandu on the evening of the 18th. Next … Continue reading

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Expedition Charity Auction

Hi Everyone On Friday 21st December we are holding an expedition charity auction to raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. What we would really love would six or seven really special items or events/experiences which could be bid for.Can … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Seven The Gym

Everest Journal – Chapter Seven The Gym Well, that’s that – we are officially athletes. Having spent an hour or so every day at the gym this week I feel fitter than Usain Bolt.  Okay, so that’s a lie, I … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Six – The Gym Results Are In

Everest Journal – Chapter Six The Gym Results Are In And so the training began, or more accurately so the gym induction began. This afternoon Tim and Keith went along to The Atrium Club in Ely www.atriumclub.com to get measured and … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Five – Gym Time

Everest Journal – Chapter Five Gym Time So, that was that, my last night of drinking far too much Pimms, followed by far too much Pinot Grigio.  Today is gym day, new beginnings, healthy lifestyle and all the usual cliched … Continue reading

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Everest Journal – Chapter Four – Training Begins

Everest Journal – Chapter Four Training Begins After lots of procrastinating, and contemplating training (whilst sipping Pinot Grigio), today was the day when training commenced for Keith. Ouch. A gentle start to training this time, with a trip to the … Continue reading

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