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“ALL WELL”

“At last someone shouted out to Sir Ernest “are you all well…” to which he laughingly replied “Don’t we look all right now that we’ve washed” for evidently our filthy condition had not failed to attract his notice and then … Continue reading

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Worried

“Things don’t look too well now for our getting relief from the Cairds party as it is now over 126 days since they left and even if they had been waiting for the Aurora to come round they should have … Continue reading

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A previous stranding, Antarctica, 1903

“We were forced to feed ourselves mainly by seals and penguins. Already during the first few days of our stay on the island, we were lucky enough to kill [enough] not only for our immediate needs but also for a … Continue reading

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Se las arregular

“The Yelcho was manned by volunteers from the Chilean Navy. Her commander was a naval lieutenant called Luis Pardo. He happened to be a Freemason, indeed the Masonic connection had smoothed Shackleton’s path in South America. Shackleton had no objection … Continue reading

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Limpets

“…until lately the ice-cap over the rocks and the floating ice seem to have kept the luscious molluscs to a depth of 6ft or more below water, but now they are creeping up the rocks and we have found a … Continue reading

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RSS Discovery, now preserved

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