Today, 1st December, is officially Antarctica Day! So I hope you’re dressed as penguins right now, munching iceberg lettuce at … Continue reading Antarctica Day!
Antarctica, a distant continent of extreme cold and ice, presents challenges to man’s ability to survive and scientific understanding. Recent … Continue reading Recognising Antarctic adventurers and scientists
Not only was this an expedition of rare life experiences, it was also a great opportunity for doing new and … Continue reading Discoveries from the Antarctic
Although I could probably write up my experiences of this research expedition as a small book, I’ll try to keep it … Continue reading Tales from the expedition
The last few days have been knackering, but enjoyable. All the equipment has been tested, we’ve made the last of … Continue reading And onto the ice sheet I go…
It was a white out. However, after a 51-hour delay in Christchurch and then a noisy 6-hour flight in a … Continue reading Life at Scott Base, Ross Island, Antarctica
It’s often helpful, if you’re willing to follow someone’s published thoughts and adventures, to understand what they actually do and … Continue reading “Why do you get to go to Antarctica?” FAQ time.
The frozen planet beautifully captured by the BBC, highlights better than I could in words, why such a landscape and … Continue reading It’s what everyone’s talking about…