A good laugh


“Well Old Lady (one of my many nicknames) we’ve got it in the neck all right this time, haven’t we?” “Well no, I don’t think so,” I ventured, “You wouldn’t have had anything to write a book about, if it hadn’t been for this.” “By Jove, I’m not so sure you aren’t right,” he remarked [at] which we both had a good laugh.”

— conversation with Shackleton, as reported by Orde-Lees

About Ernest Shackleton

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