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About hutpoint

Interested in leadership, teamwork, resistance, perseverence and change. A former senior nurse dedicated to learning from and sharing with other flawed humans.

Lurking – how to explore online

The text below is taken from a weekly email to the Alumni of the UCLP NHS Staff College LURK – the low risk way to take a first step into the world of social media I have been asked how … Continue reading

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First they came for the Jews

“First They Came for the Jews” By Pastor Niemoller First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because … Continue reading

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It is time to return and post

I started this blog on November 1st 2011. The 100th anniversary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott heading out for the south pole from his base camp at Hutpoint. Each day I read the corresponding page from his diary and posted a thought, reflection or comment. … Continue reading

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Scott 100 : Conclusion and References

Conclusion and References. I have not been to the South Pole or spent time in Cambridge at the Scott Polar Research Institute looking over primary material. I have been hungry but never starved and I have been cold but only for a short period of … Continue reading

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Scott 100 : Legacy

Legacy. One Hundred years ago five men died on the ice, they didn’t even achieve their goal of being first to the Pole and yet the interest in their fate remains to this day. Several factors combine to make the story a … Continue reading

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Scott 100 : Why ?

Why ?. Why did Scott and his men perish on the ice and is the story the same now as it was 100 years ago ? Some writers argue that Scott would have made it back to Cape Evans except … Continue reading

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Scott 100 : Finding the men

Finding the men. Scott, Wilson and Bowers joined their fallen comrades Titus Oates and Edgar Evans, the three men lie in the tent while the wind and snow continue to batter their ice tomb. The raging that continued outside must have been … Continue reading

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