Category Archives: New Zealand

Boomerang’d

Two days later and I’m back in the hotel in Christchurch. On day 1 we were scheduled to leave on the 4th flight of the day, but our departure got delayed several times until it was postponed to the following … Continue reading

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I be clothed.

Stage 1: Christchurch, the portal to Antarctica for the New Zealanders, Americans and Italians. Our team is reunited and we’ve picked up our Antarctica clothing! However, just as our excitement was bubbling up inside we got news that weather conditions … Continue reading

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Antarctica Day!

Today, 1st December, is officially Antarctica Day! So I hope you’re dressed as penguins right now, munching iceberg lettuce at your street parties with snowflake paper chains from lamp-post to lamp-post. Why is there an Antarctica Day? On the 1st December … Continue reading

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Glacier detectives

A fairly busy last few months has involved proposal writing, lab work, seminar presenting and even some fieldwork, this time just down the road (relative to my Antarctic expedition). This fieldwork was part of a fellow blogger’s PhD project, focussed … Continue reading

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