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Archive for September, 2009

Penguins of Rothera…

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Antarctica | 3 Comments »

This week saw our second Emperor penguin visit of winter. Not a common sight around Rothera, Al spotted this chap as he casually walked past the dining room window on Thursday afternoon out on the sea ice that still remains ...

Back from the wild blue yonder…

Saturday, September 12th, 2009 Posted in Antarctica, Training | 1 Comment »

I have returned (in fact I’ve been back a week) from a highly successful sortie into the wild blue yonder, a continuation of our essential winter training. Dave and I headed out last Monday in excellent weather which allowed ...