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Archive for August, 2009

Update on August and I’m off on holiday tomorrow…

Sunday, August 30th, 2009 Posted in Antarctica, Wildlife | 2 Comments »

I’ve clearly been busy in August because I don’t seem to have found the time to update this blog (and I’m hurriedly writing this as I really need to be packing my gear to leave on my second winter training ...

Break out of the lethargy…

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 Posted in Antarctica | 4 Comments »

Today it was time to break free from the clutches of the winter lethargy that had settled upon me over the last couple of months. Fitness levels on base have been falling for some (myself definitely included) and, given that ...

Some pictures looking north (that’s where the Sun is)…

Monday, August 3rd, 2009 Posted in Antarctica | 7 Comments »

I think a lot has happened here this week although, when I try and put my finger on exactly what has been achieved, details escape me. Certainly a lot has happened this weekend including some artistic carpentry, some learning of ...