Without further comment... in his inclement, howling old age, Ahab’s soul, shut up in
Between eight and nine local time, last night. I don't think I've watched anything so keenly since the moon landing.
1.15am GMT: @polarben & Tarka officially complete their world-record breaking journey to S. Pole & back following in footsteps of Capt Scott— The Scott Expedition (@scottexpedition) February 7, 2014
It is the 1st time, in more than 100 years, that Captain Scott's iconic journey has ever been completed #historyinthemaking— The Scott Expedition (@scottexpedition) February 7, 2014
Later (The Twitter feed is more up to date and timely)—
Their journey also breaks the record for the longest polar man-haul in history! A truly epic achievement #historyinthemaking— The Scott Expedition (@scottexpedition) February 7, 2014
The emphasis in that citation is mine. It just points out that there's a lot for a stroke patient to learn from a journey to the South Pole. I was spellbound by Ben's storytelling alomg his way. If he really fears that he's not done justice to the trip, I can hardly wait to hear the tales he has to tell at TED and more.