Claire arranged for us all to meet up at the Babraham Insitute where she works. It was a major first step in finding out just what is involved in all this. There is a rather fetching photo of the six teachers and Steve that now adorns the front "page" of Steve's own website. Bull Precision Expeditions. Examining the maps and seeing the area where the four will be going was fascinating. The scale of the Antarctic continent is hard to grasp. We talk about the Ellsworth mountains as if they were the South Downs. They're more like the Alps! Zoe and I just have to look on and enjoy the planning but set our sights on the next expedition.