Monthly Archives: July 2016

Man is an adaptable brute

“My place is much envied by everyone owing to its proximity to the stove. No-one would have this place at first. I saw certain possibilities in it…except for the hairs, which are abominable, I have never regretted it. Marston occupies a hammock … Continue reading

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The most motley & unkempt assembly

“The most motley & unkempt assembly that ever was projected on a plate.” — Frank Hurley

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Our companion and our menace

“In the west, the darkness of night rolled away out of sight, dissolving as the eye rose into deep violet, purple, heliotrope and finally pale blue which melted overhead into the duck-egg green. All these colours were reflected in the … Continue reading

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Signatures for Shackleton, Worsley, and Crean are in the column on the right.

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