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An Emperor’s Lament

[The cries of an Emperor, 2011, by Kris] “A strange occurrence was the sudden appearance of 8 Emperors… at the instant the heavy pressure came upon the ship. They walked a little way towards the ship then halted & after … Continue reading

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The Wearing o’ the Green

The Wearing o’ the Green.

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One-step on the ice

[29 April 1915: Testing the motor sledge on the ice again. During one of the breakdowns of the motor, Worsley and Shackleton danced a one-step, while one of the crew whistled ‘The Policeman’s Holiday.’] “It was most amusing and not … Continue reading

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His Natural Life

Copy of (For the Term of) His Natural Life, by Marcus Clarke, publ. 1874* “[This] novel is considered one of the first examples of Tasmanian Gothic literature. [Read on gutenberg.org.] “The original tragic ending was considered unsuitable for readers in … Continue reading

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Leopard Seal – National Geographic

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen meets a leopard seal.

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Dog Training

This time we’ll train them. And ourselves.

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The Lily of Belgium

The Lily of Belgium: The sufferings and renaissance of Belgium, a contemporary allegory, by Wladyslaw Starewicz, 1915: an animated insect short film about the invasion of Belgium by Germany and the start of WWI: Part I: Part II: “A keen … Continue reading

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