Monthly Archives: November 2012

Team en route to Antarctica | GulfNews.com

Team en route to Antarctica | GulfNews.com. On Friday evening the 30th November the breast cancer survivors and members of the Jewels of Antarctica team, gathered at the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel to celebrate their last night in civilization, and the … Continue reading

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Almost there!!

After my husbands alarm went off this morning at 6:00 am, I slowly but surely started to surface. Just as I was about to exit my sleepy haze, it suddenly dawned on me that there were only 3 days to … Continue reading

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6 days remaining!!

Although some of the team members couldn’t make it yesterday, six of us did manage to squeeze in one last training session on the slopes of Ski Dubai before setting sail on Saturday. It’s amazing what a big difference 1 … Continue reading

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10 days to go!

Living with the knowledge that you still have breast cancer in your body after all your treatments have finished, and there are no more doctors and nurses fussing over you and providing a safety net, is a very delicate psychological … Continue reading

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Camp out in Ski Dubai

We resembled pack horses as we all lugged our bags into the frigid environment of Ski Dubai. Following hot on our heels was Sama TV and Abu Dhabi TV who filmed us setting up camp and spreading out sponsorship and … Continue reading

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Travel to Antarctica

Gulfnews is the exclusive media partner during our journey to the South Pole. Read the travel blog on Gulfnews.com: Team en route to Antarctica | GulfNews.com. More to come in the next 12 days.  

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Reclaiming my faith, health & life

I have always been a bit of a free and adventurous spirit. As a child I needed constant change and there was never a week that went by where I wasn’t moving the furniture around in my room. After having said that, although … Continue reading

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How I became an adventurer

This epic adventure of a lifetime began the moment I sat down at my desk and started going through my emails on the 14th July 2012.  Little did I know that I was about to make modern day history. Incredibly enough, … Continue reading

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Ski Dubai camp celebration

This weekend we had our overnight stay in the SkiDubai Snow Park. The evening started great with a toast in the plastic (take to the Antarctic) glasses that Morag brought for us as a present. And according to the traditions … Continue reading

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