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Hi it's Gavin from Team Keep A Child Alive. It's on Thursday the 19th. Today had a very very very different day. We decided to wake up early, leave out of the warmth of our sleeping bags and the temperature of our -20 something tent. Had an argument with the cooker. The cooker won. So, breakfast was a bit cold. Then we decided to take the advantage of the skis that we had and we went for a nice long ski. Not much to see to be honest, all pretty much the same. Then we decided to stop, put the tent up and...what did we do next?....we thought we'd treat ourselves to tuna steaks with some nice roasted potatoes and some salad. Unfortunately we can't find it, we're sure it was in the pulks somewhere but we can't seem to find them. So, back at the usual restaurant which apparently will be condemned in 9 days time. So that's all we've done today. Actually it's not very different at all. It's exactly the same as any other day so don't know what I'm on about. I've gone mad...(gone mad!)...There are people in white coats outside. We can't see them because they're very well camouflaged! But we know they're out there and we know they're coming after us. So hopefully we'll get to the Pole before they catch us! So that's it from the Mad House. All is well. Love to all and we'll speak again tomorrow. Woohoo (woohoo!)
by Live from Antarctica
Tags: outdoor retailer show, team jordan, retail show
Good day and Happy New Year to friends and family of King Jordan. We send out a big message of gratitude to everybody supported the team for not only the SRT(?) expedition but for them all for Jordan to get to his ream of the 7 summit. Things are well back ___ Jordan back on his skis and finishing up an incredible winter break from school. The team is now heading to the outer retail show and we invite all friends and family to the reception hosted by Sol at 4:00pm on Thursday and the outdoor retailer show the ___ Thursday that is January 19th 4:00pm at the ___ hope to see you guys there. Thanks again. Much love from team Jordan and Happy New Year.
Hello Team Keep A Child Alive here, James speaking. We woke this morning to a total whiteout and travelled early in the day to get through that. Gavin and Frank were seeming really ill and it was a decision from the team to slow down and look after them both. Today is another day and now we've done 10 and a half hours on skis today and it is hard to walk but it is beautiful day around us. A warm -38 degrees with light wind. Everybody's quite happy and we hope everyone at home is enjoying watching our travel and phonecasts.
by Beth's phlog
Tags: kalamazoo michigan, witton, permission slip
Attention students, if you are still interested in the upcoming ski trip it is not too late to sign up. We will be going to Better Sweet Ski Resort in Kalamazoo Michigan on Saturday February 12th. We will leave at 5:30am and return around 10:00pm. The cost for ski rentals and a lift to get are $59. If you have your own skis there cost is $37. Please fill out a permission slip and bring your money to Mrs Witton Back in room 227 by Monday February 7th. We hope to see you all there.
by Beth's phlog
Attention students! If you are still interested in the upcoming ski trip, it is not too late to sign up. We will be going to Bittersweet Ski Resort in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Saturday February 12. We will leave at 5:30 am and return around 10 pm. The cost for ski rentals and a lift ticket are $59. If you have your own skis, your cost is $37. Please fill out a permission slip and bring your money to Mrs. Wittenbach is room 227 by Monday, February 7. Hope to see you all there!
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