My blog while I work for British Antarctic Survey

Archive for October, 2009

The summer season has begun…

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 Posted in Antarctica | 9 Comments »

Well, the summer season is truly upon us and it feels like it’s arrived all too quickly! It’s quite a shock for those of us who’ve been here through the winter to suddenly have scores of people arriving and everyone ...

We’re not alone anymore…!

Sunday, October 11th, 2009 Posted in Antarctica | 3 Comments »

A big day yesterday – the first flight to Rothera for some 8 months and the arrival of new faces and some fresh supplies! Our first arrivals this season aren’t our own people but are in fact two aircraft ...

The final week of winter…

Monday, October 5th, 2009 Posted in Antarctica | 1 Comment »

We’re in the final week of winter here at Rothera, well, what’s scheduled to be the final week anyway… the weather may have other ideas! The whole team was busy on a base-wide scrub out today making sure everything’s ship ...