Perce Blackboro (age 18) with Mrs. Chippy, ship’s cat, on board the Endurance; photo by Frank Hurley, 1914
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.
- “…and they did their best." — Worsley 16 hours ago
- “The Norwegians seemed to think they could make up for all that we had gone through if they could only persuade us to eat continuously...” 17 hours ago
- “We had five good meals a day, and at least as many snacks.” 18 hours ago
- Worsley: "After being on short rations for so long we had developed a positive passion for food...” 19 hours ago
- I had arranged passage directly back to England for McNeish, Vincent and McCarthy. At their request, and mine. 20 hours ago