What is this?Shackleton is a Twitter novel by artist Peggy Nelson— follow along at @EShackleton. This blog is the media companion to the novel.
- Selected books, films, websites, & reenactments: eshackleton.com/resources/ 2 months ago
- If you missed the beginning, or wish to follow the journey again, @EShackleton will relaunch for the 100th anniversary of the events. 2 months ago
- To everyone who has followed this virtual Expedition, @EShackleton sends his most heartfelt thanks and regards. 2 months ago
- "I always feel as long as I am doing the work & getting through the fight that all is well."—ltr to Emily Shackleton wp.me/p1vYEP-z6 2 months ago
- "I think this is as "the Boss" would have had it himself..." — Macklin wp.me/p1vYEP-z2 2 months ago
Monthly Archives: May 2011
Amundsen has reached the Pole. “The same endurance, the same skill and the same meed of endeavour must be granted to Amundsen, as the Norwegian people would grant to Scott if the positions [were] reversed.” (Shackleton, writing in the Daily … Continue reading
COMRADES, leave me here a little, while as yet ’tis early morn: Leave me here, and when you want me, sound upon the bugle horn. ’Tis the place, and all around it, as of old, the curlews call, Dreary gleams … Continue reading
[Shackleton speaking in 1910 about the results of his Nimrod Polar Expedition, 1907-09. source: archive.org; public domain.]
We’re held fast in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea, a few hundred miles north of our landing destination, Vahsel Bay.