Midwinter dinner

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This week at Davis: 29 June 2012

Late afternoon saw us gather for photographs and champagne then sit to begin the formal part of the day.

We started with a toast to Her Majesty and ended with a toast to ourselves! In between some poetry and prose, plus pages and pages of excuses!

Davis Midwinter Dinner 2012. A shot of the table with all the guests around it
Davis midwinter dinner 2012

(Photo: Darryl Seidel - Station Photographer)

Station leader's address at Davis midwinter dinner 2012
Station leader's address

(Photo: Greg Wilson)

Mel Ho and Linc Mainsbridge pose at dinner table during Davis midwinter dinner 2012
Mel and Linc

(Photo: Mel Ho)

Brigid recites 'The Man from Ironbark'
Brigid recites 'The Man from Ironbark'

(Photo: Mel Ho)

Steph MacDonald and Mark Coade at Davis 2012 posing in finery
A rare smile from Coade (with Steph)

(Photo: Stephanie MacDonald)

Jan Wallace at Davis 2012 reading a story at dinner
Jan tells us about Archie, one of Mawson's men

(Photo: Greg Wilson)

Boutique beers brewed especially for midwinter in a line with their brewer
The brewer and boutique beers for sampling

(Photo: Stephanie MacDonald)

Mark Baker and Cathie Young at Davis midwinter dinner 2012
Cathie and Mark

(Photo: Mel Ho)

Emily Eaton (cardboard cut-out) at Davis midwinter dinner 2012
Emily in her finest

(Photo: Jan Wallace)

Joe Glacken and Timo Viehl at Davis midwinter dinner 2012
Joe and Timo

(Photo: Jan Wallace)

Chris Hill and Scott Beardsley at Davis midwinter dinner 2012
Chris and Scotty

(Photo: Jan Wallace)

Davis midwinter table during dinner 2012
View of our spread

(Photo: Jan Wallace)

Margarine penguin at Davis midwinter dinner 2012
Steves creation. Marge the Adelie penguin (made of margarine)

(Photo: Steph MacDonald)

Davis midwinter dinner 2012 with people in kitchen preparing one of the courses
Just one of the many delicious courses

(Photo: Nick Chang)

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