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.
- "High peaks, impassable cliffs, steep snow slopes, and sharply descending glaciers were prominent features in all directions." 1 hour ago
- "Two days before we had been able to move rapidly on hard, packed snow; now we sank over our ankles at each step and progress was slow." 1 hour ago
- Soon we were ascending a snow slope, heading due east on the last lap of our long trail." 2 hours ago
- "McNeish walked about 200 yards with us; he could do no more. We said good-bye and he turned back to the camp." 2 hours ago
- "Men lived in houses lit by electric light on the east coast." wp.me/p1vYEP-vp 3 hours ago
Monthly Archives: November 2011
The noble mouser of the Endurance, and his master. “I think the cat was more important to him than the Polar Medal.” – Tom McNeish, grandson; quoted in BBC Science/Nature.