This week at Casey

  • 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) …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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. …

  • Casey Station Expeditioners walking across sea ice

    1 August 2008

    Greetings from Casey. In July at Casey we have experienced gale force winds, 15 days of blowing snow and 8 blizzards, so all of us were delighted when someone turned the big switch and the weather turned suddenly fine from …

  • Expeditioner with birthday cake

    4 July 2008

    Just when mid winter was all over and we thought it was safe to hang up our drinking trousers for at least a day or two, there comes along a rush of birthdays. First up it was belts off tools …

  • Storm clouds approaching Casey Station

    11 July 2008

    Wild Weather at Casey Photo: Todor It's been a wild & action packed week here at Casey, with Mother Nature putting on a spectacular performance, down to celebrations for Brad's Birthday. But to kick this week's edition off, Casey …

  • Dramatic cloud formation over Casey station

    18 July 2008

    Greetings from Casey. Following the wild weather in the early parts of last week, it finally stopped snowing and the sky partially cleared but the unstable conditions continued with strong gusty winds treating us to some magnificent cloud formations. Most …

  • Image of wild weather experienced by Casey Station Expeditioners at Robbos field hut.

    25 July 2008

    Casey weather in July is synonymous with blue skies, light winds, plenty of sunshine, temperatures in the mid to upper twenties, and some of the cleanest swells the great southern ocean is known to produce. The odd light katabatic off-shore …

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