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Even A Bug Can Teach

Story of the Day for Tuesday March 17, 2015

Even A Bug Can Teach


When pride comes, disgrace will follow. With humility comes wisdom. 472 more words

Faith Journey

Laurence Oates - Brave Explorer

Day 313 of Colourisation Project – March 16

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

Somewhere in the South Pole at the bottom of the world lies a pile of stones and a cross bearing the inscription; “Hereabouts died a very gallant gentleman, Captain L. 395 more words



March 7th in history:

On March 7th, 1912, explorer Roald Amundsen publicly announced that he had reached the South Pole nearly three months earlier. Amundsen had to wait until arriving in Australia before announcing his feat, because there were no telephone poles at the South Pole. 108 more words

Today In History

Antarctica - Cold Hard Facts

Cool Facts about Antarctica

Antarctica is a place of unbelievable wonder and mystery. Of the seven continents it’s the most recently discovered, the least hospitable, the least inhabited and the least explored. 1,527 more words


Kvikk Lunsj – The Ultimate Norwegian Hiking Snack

No more hiking without Quick Lunch

Quick Lunch was almost born as outdoor chocolate. The reason why Quick Lunch was outdoor chocolate, is said to be that Johan Throne Holst, Freia founder, along with a business associate a few decades earlier got lost in the woods. 416 more words


‘South Pole: 1910-1913’ by Christine Dell'Amore

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you may (or may not) have noticed that I have a bit of a thing for reading about cold places, in particular Antarctica.  501 more words