Tag Archives: Antarctica

The Next Big Thing Meme

Hello folks. Counting down the sleeps until Chasing the Light hits the bookshops on 1 Feb. The lead-up is probably the best part of the whole thing, before any scary reviews come out or friends start crossing the road to … Continue reading

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When is the best time to sleep in Antarctica?

Had the most amazing three days of my life going out in the field in Antarctica. The images and sounds are running through my head like a non stop movie and it’s hard to get to sleep. Also, the extraordinary … Continue reading

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Feeling like a million dollars

Hobart was a great warm up to Antarctica today – it was foggy and 11 degrees when I arrived, to be met by Margie and her very sweet 5 year old daughter Mali at the airport. Some coffee and a … Continue reading

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Antarctic facts you might not know

Antarctica is bigger than Australia. It’s nearly twice as big. It’s 4,826km from Hobart to Davis Station. 12-13 days by boat. A long way. That’s one thousand times the distance between my home and the nearest cafe. There are no … Continue reading

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