This week at Casey

  • Casey Station expeditioners on sea ice in front of Station and wharf

    24 April 2009

    Walking on water On Sunday this week a group of 8 Casey-ites Troy B, Clive, Vicki, Tim, Allen, Dave, Lisa, Nick decided that the day was too good to sit around in the red shed and thought it best to …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners dressed for fashion show

    8 May 2009

    Casey Fashion Show With the commencement of Fashion Week in Australia, Casey celebrated the premier fashion event of Antarctica on Saturday night. Organised by local fashionistas Lisa and Vicki, many stunning, new and highly imaginative styles were seen on the …

  • Stay at Casey Station bar - Splinters

    15 May 2009

    After a late night (or was that early morning?) at the Splinters Bar, Stay decided that a trip out to Robbos Hut might be just the thing for some fresh air and exercise. Stay checking out the offerings at Splinters …

  • Casey station Expeditioners digging snow away from the door of Wilkes Hilton field hut

    10 July 2009

    Wilkes Lisa, Vicki, Tim, Nick and Trozza headed out to Wilkes last Friday evening for a quiet weekend away. After digging our way through to the door, we all moved inside and settled around the warm fire for night Digging …

  • Expeditioner with ice covered Newcomb Bay in background

    14 March 2008

    Greetings from Casey, With the waters of Newcomb Bay partially freezing over in the last week, one may have been forgiven for assuming winter was finally ready to settle in here. People were no sooner talking about the prospect of …

  • Solar halo and sun dogs seen north of Casey Station

    29 August 2008

    I was in the kitchen all day on Saturday working with Richard preparing for our Viking Night feast. Saturday is the longest and in some ways the hardest day of the week in the kitchen for both the slushy and …

  • Blizzard snow blown inside the Casey Station Boat Shed

    22 August 2008

    The early part of our week was characterised by strong winds, overcast skies, blowing snow and blizzards which blew all the sea-ice out of Newcomb Bay. Who recommended roller doors for the Boat Shed? Photo: Dan The Lower Fuel Farm …

  • Weekday hot smoko (morning tea), a rare treat for Casey Station Expeditioners

    5 September 2008

    The week started exactly the way last week ended, in a blizzard. Funnily this week also ended the same way… blizzard. Over the past two months we have had a total of 15 official blizzards. For the mathematicians that's about …

  • Casey Station Chef preparing Saturday night Chinese banquet

    12 September 2008

    Greetings from Casey. Some highlights this week included a magnificent Chinese Banquet prepared by Richard on Saturday night; a surprise performance by Comfy Chair; the preparations and departure of the traverse party to Law Dome; a couple of glorious days …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners ready to leave Station for Law Dome Traverse

    19 September 2008

    Law Dome Traverse Special This week focuses on the wild and woolly adventures of the Law Dome Traverse. After weeks and weeks of preparation – the stars finally aligned last Thursday and the team of Brownie, Luc, Dominic, Tod and …

  • Casey Station Head barman discussing drinks with other Expeditioners

    15 August 2008

    The creative juices have been flowing here at Casey over the past week with the 48hr Antarctic Film Festival kicking off in the Odeon on Thursday night, featuring our very own movie stars (including Joel, Brownie, Rich, Luc and Dan) …

  • Casey Station Make-up artist (and Doctor) preparing Station Chef for his role in Station video production

    8 August 2008

    Greetings from Casey. On the weekend of 2-3 August McMurdo Station and Scott Base held their annual 48 hour film making competition. Anthony (Antz) Powell, Satcom Engineer at McMurdo invited us and other stations to make it a continent-wide event. …

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