Hunger as a condiment

“At home one would disdainfully dismiss from the table the dirty greasy-looking slices which reach our plates, smeared with blubber soot and a liberal sprinkling of penguin feathers and reindeer hairs which frequently garnish all our food, but here it is very different and they taste to perfection, our ravenous appetites being the finest condiment conceivable.”

— Thomas Orde-Lees

About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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