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Winter Trips. The Sequel. Part Five.

Yes. Yes it is this Blue!

Didn’t bother with the symbol.

Yay, it’s the fifth and final part of my winter trip tale. Dragged it out a bit I suppose! 1,037 more words


Winter Trip. The Sequel. Part Four. I’m going with initials in the title now, you know – to keep things fresh. Like N.K.O.T.B..  Next one’s just gonna be a symbol. 1,303 more words

Winter Trip. The Sequel. Part Three.

Next installment!

After a night in the sweat-box Windy Caboose we had breakfast, tidied up and made plans for the day. John, my partner on this trip had missed his last one and still (after being south a few times)  had still not seen the Hinge zone on any of his trips.  1,109 more words

Winter Trip. The Sequel. Part Two.

The second part of my recent excursion continues with a new partner on the trip – John, the Base Commander, with Doc staying home to keep an eye on his patient. 1,387 more words

Winter Trip. The Sequel. Part One.

Last week it was my turn to head back out into the field on my winter trip. Winter trips are one of the great privileges of working for BAS. 1,141 more words

Journey to Antarctic: An Intro

So today is my last day here in Northern Ireland before I take off on this my second trip to the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey (check out their website in the links below!) Tomorrow morning I will leave Northern Ireland for London Heathrow, then on to Punta Arenas via Madrid and Santiago. 187 more words

Singing (South) Georgia on my mind - Radiosonde training day at the British Antarctic Survey

All the way back in July the three of us from Bath made the trip over to the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge to have a practice run with the radiosondes. 304 more words