Monthly Archives: September 2016

Not a life lost and we have been through Hell.

“3rd Sept 1916 My darling, I have done it. Damn the Admiralty. I wonder who is responsible for their attitude to me. Not a life lost and we have been through Hell. Soon will I be home and then I … Continue reading

Posted in Shackleton

Arrival

“Shortly after 7 a.m. Sir E. rowed ashore & telephoned our arrival on to Punta Arenas, so that the populace might roll up and greet us after church, we being due to arrive at 12 noon. The Yelcho was bedecked … Continue reading

Posted in Images, Other Voices

In praise of Wild

“Every man is prone to make errors of judgment at times…but if ever a man worked hard and conscientiously to keep up the spirits and maintain the general peace & welfare of a community containing one or two “difficile” members … Continue reading

Posted in Images, Other Voices