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ANTARCTICA (Part 1) - December 2009

The Heroic Era of Antarctic Adventure

And so our vessel turned to the south and embarked upon the 500 nautical mile journey from Cape Horn to the Antarctic Peninsula. 926 more words

Travel Writing

Wednesday Word Tangle: What rubber gloves and pregnancy have in common

My oven’s knackered. 

The light comes on, the fan whirs, so it’s trying, but since sparks flew and the power shorted, it’s fooling no one. 574 more words


World History

1. Greek civilization was flourished in the year – 800 BC

2. Rome was founded in the year – 753 BC

3. Suez Canal opened in the year – 1869 AD… 87 more words

World History

Nick Bertozzi--Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: THE VIOLET ARCHERS-The Anza Club Vancouver, BC (October 22, 2005).

This is the final show on RheostaticsLive by The Violet Archers.  Tim says this was their first tour and first album.  1,358 more words

Canadian Music

Art from the archive: A photograph that deliberately misinterpreted indigenous art

The catalogue for the 1991 exhibition of Inuit art at the Inuit Gallery of Vancouver starts with a description of the works.

“Macabre faces, bulging eyes and tooth grins greet and captivate the viewer,” says the catalogue Kitikmeot: Land of the Spirits. 588 more words


The Franklin Expedition: A Victorian Era Moon Landing

“In May 1845, two Royal Navy ships, HMS Terror and Erebus, embarked from London on a voyage with ambitious aims. The mission would forge a passage through the partially mapped channels of northern Canada and pioneer the Northwest Passage. 163 more words

Book Review

10 years anniversary "Amundsen & Scott race to the South Pole"

It appears, surprisingly, it has gone 10 years since we did “the reconstruction” of the Amundsen and Scott race to the South Pole. The whole thing ended up in 6 hours programs on BBC and several other channels. 279 more words