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People falling past my window.

No Photographs in that last post so here we go with a short post and some pictures from a while back.
On base we try to be ready for anything and everything, so training is a regular thing. 398 more words

Been a while, time for an update...

In the words of Doctor Nick: “Hi everybody!”

Been a bit quiet down Halley way since midwinter and hence- been a bit quiet on the blog writing front. 880 more words

Climate change drives Antarctic fur seal decline

Survival of the fittest?

By Summit Voice

FRISCO — After studying fur seals around Antarctica for decades, researchers with the British Antarctic Survey say they’re seeing distinct genetic changes related to a changing climate and food availability. 573 more words

Climate And Weather

Q and A: Polar expert Alex Taylor discusses the lure of the North (and South)

Ottawa native Alex Taylor has spent more than 20 years working in and exploring the Arctic and Antarctic. He has worked as a logistician and guide for the… 996 more words

Local News

Midwinter- Amazing Gifts.

Amazing Gifts

There is a lot to write about mid-winter, from the fabulous meal we have, to the traditional screening of John Carpenters “the Thing” to the BBC world service mid-winter broadcast but I’ll jump into posting about my favourite – and the one thing that has been occupying everyone on base for months now: the making of midwinter gifts. 590 more words

Nightsky and Neighbours. Both Stellar and Human...

Been out and about again. Quite often in the course of a day I’ll be about my business, walking from the base modules to the workshop or the garage and you almost forget where you are. 1,084 more words