A Life On Ice – In the footsteps of legends with Tim Jarvis AM

There’s an easy way, and there’s a hard way of doing things and Tim Jarvis seems to prefer the latter. Tim’s exploits in the polar regions have become almost as legendary as the explorers of the heroic period, who’s fascinating but often deadly journeys he has recreated right down to the hobnail boots and reindeer skin sleeping bags. Tim Jarvis offers profound insights into the benefits of risk taking and doing hard things as he fights overwhelming obstacles that would have earned the respect of his heroes Mawson and Shackleton. The apocryphal words of Shackleton’s advertisement seem just as apt for the teams he pulled together to embark on these quests…

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success”


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