Monthly Archives: January 2012

It is now seven weeks…

“It is now seven weeks since we first entered the pack ice & since then it has been almost an incessant battle. It is gratifying to feel we are only 80 miles from… Vahsel Bay. We are all keen to … Continue reading

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Ice cliffs, Coats Land

[The ice cliffs of Coats Land ("the barrier"), Antarctica, eastern edge of the Weddell Sea. Named by William S. Bruce, Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902.]

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On first looking into Chapman’s Homer

On first looking into Chapman’s Homer MUCH have I travell’d in the realms of gold,   And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;   Round many western islands have I been Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide … Continue reading

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