This week at Casey

  • Brendan and Ross talking business

    27 August 2010

    This week a team headed off to Browning Peninsula to repair the repeater and make a few necessary repairs to the famous Browning Hut only to discover it had lost a wrestling match with strong winds - the repeater had blown off its position and was damaged, the guy wires on the hut had snapped, the hut was off its foundations and had shifted approx one metre and the ‘Micky’ toilet had also blown over. This week a team headed off to Browning Peninsula to repair the repeater and make a few necessary repairs to the famous Browning Hut only to discover it had lost a wrestling match with strong winds - the repeater had blown off its …

  • Ray Ray, Narelle and Danny with mud packs

    20 August 2010

    We experienced a mixture of weather this week from very calm sunny (but still very cold) days through to 92 knot winds – which makes our life here on station very interesting. This week we’re featuring plenty of scenic photos, the ‘big’ election, the opening of Ray Ray’s Skin Care Clinic, and as part of the Who’s Who on station, we’re introducing Gavan and Gary. We experienced a mixture of weather this week from very calm sunny (but still very cold) days through to 92 knot winds – which makes our life here on station very interesting. This week we’re featuring plenty of scenic photos, the …

  • At Wilkins Aerodrome

    13 August 2010

    It`s been a full week for the Casey team, spectacular auroras, sunshine and blizzards, a trip to Wilkins Aerodrome, replacing canes in the field and a Search and Rescue exercise. It`s been a full week for the Casey team, spectacular auroras, sunshine and blizzards, a trip to Wilkins Aerodrome, replacing canes in the field and a Search and Rescue exercise. …

  • Paul and Brendan at the Christmas dinner table

    This week at Casey 6 August 2010

    Work continues as per normal with stock-takes completed or near completed for the various trades groups, annual and monthly servicing of equipment and machinery, a spot of fishing and we celebrated Christmas in July. Work continues as per normal with stock-takes completed or near completed for the various trades groups, annual and monthly servicing of equipment and machinery, a spot of fishing and we celebrated Christmas in July. …

  • Casey expeditioners in kitchen

    This week at Casey 30 July 2010

    The past week has been dominated by large snow dumps followed by still, sunny days, installation of a brat pan in the kitchen, a fire alarm accidently triggered by one of the Sparkies (not a plumber this time) – and a birthday and beach party rolled into one event. And, as part of the Who's Who on station, this week we're introducing Fitzy and Danny. The past week has been dominated by large snow dumps followed by still, sunny days, installation of a brat pan in the kitchen, a fire alarm accidently triggered by one of the Sparkies (not a plumber this time) – and …

  • Steve and Ross presenting the birthday cake to Paul and Fitzy

    This week at Casey 23 July 2010

    In 'This Week at Casey' two expeditioners celebrated their birthdays (actually they had their birthdays a few weeks ago but we have only just got our hands on the photos), we experienced our first sunny Sunday in months, we submitted an entry in the 2010 Antarctic Film Festival and last but not least, we're introducing two more of our winter team. In 'This Week at Casey' two expeditioners celebrated their birthdays (actually they had their birthdays a few weeks ago but we have only just got our hands on the photos), we experienced our first sunny Sunday in months, we submitted …

  • Another sunrise/set over Newcomb Bay

    This week at Casey 16 July 2010

    Our main focus during the past week involved working indoors as the weather was a little too breezy outside for our liking. Our main focus during the past week involved working indoors as the weather was a little too breezy outside for our liking. …

  • Ross (Plant Inspector) on a good weather day

    This week at Casey 9 July 2010

    Blizzards and new expeditioners to meet. Blizzards and new expeditioners to meet. …

  • Briggsy standing alongside the Living Quarters at Wilkins

    2 July 2010

    This week we'd like to introduce you to two more Casey Expeditioners: Joe (Diesel Mechanic) and Steve (Chef and Deputy Station Leader), and we'll also feature a few work and play photos to keep you amused. Last week Briggsy and …

  • Casey station Chef displaying his work for the Midwinters Day dinner

    25 June 2010

    Celebrating a 50th birthday and the biggest event of the Antarctic Calendar – Midwinter's Day This week's News will focus on two big social events held over the past 7 days : the first was Gavan's 50th birthday and the …

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