Friday, July 08, 2011

Some Things Never Change

Here's a link to my account of the month of June here at Rothera, recently posted on the British Antarctic Survey Website:

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Winter Team 2011

Take a look at the mad men and women I'm stranded with for the next dark months! Should be interesting...
Left to right, back, to front we are: Dave (Communications Manager), Rod (Base Commander),
Curly (Vehicle Mechanic), Nick (Plumber), Lorna (Chef), Vicki (Doctor), Malcolm (Field Assistant), Mike (Field Assistant), Cheese (Field Assistant), Tom (Field Assistant), Tamsin (that's me...Meteorologist), Terri (Marine Biologist), Frazer (Electrician), Dave (Dive Officer), Simmo (Marine Assistant), Tomo (Generator Mechanic), Ross (Electronics Engineer), Dave (Boatman), Gavin (Carpenter, Ian (Field Assistant).

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Winter Trip

Admiring the view from the summit of imaginatively named peak N26

My humble abode

Another Antarctic summit, this time I descended in style, snowboarding

View across the bay. We travel around the island two by two, each driving a snowmobile and pulling a sledge carrying everything we need to survive, all tied together by thick ropes just in case we are unlucky enough to drive across a crevass.