More than the sum of its parts

18 November 2014: More than the sum of its parts Today we edge closer to Tasmania, through the beautiful and wild Southern Ocean and we expect to be home some time within the next week. Travelling to Antarctica is an awakening of the senses. In looking through my photos today of this trip down south, I … Continue reading

Walking the line

Second last day on the ice I think it is fair to say I have jammed in as much as I could in the few days I have had here on the icy continent. Officially we leave tomorrow afternoon, resupply is complete, hand over of the station from the old to the new will be … Continue reading

Apple crumble with custard and a scoop of macadamia icecream

Saturday 8 November. Position. 68° 34.000′ S, 77° 55.600′ E (degrees latitude, longitude) Well I made it. I set my size 8 feet (that’s a European size 38 or USA size 7.5 just in case Santa was reading this email…) on the icy continent this morning. Those dainty tootsies of mine were jammed into big woolly socks, the biggest snowboot/workboots I’ll … Continue reading