This week at Davis

  • Davis expeditioner doing stocktake

    23 July 2010

    It's hard to explain the anticipation of seeing the Sun after six weeks of darkness, and last Friday we saw our first signs of its smiling face. It arrived in earnest after about a week of theoretical sunrises blocked by a frustrating perpetual band of cloud on the northern horizon. Hooray! It's hard to explain the anticipation of seeing the Sun after six weeks of darkness, and last Friday we saw our first signs of its smiling face. It arrived in earnest after about a week of theoretical sunrises blocked by …

  • Davis Olympics team flags

    16 July 2010

    Winter Olympics Davis style! Winter Olympics Davis style! …

  • Outward Bound

    9 July 2010

    `Welcome Back` to our traverse expeditioners. `Welcome Back` to our traverse expeditioners. …

  • Midwinter swim at Davis

    2 July 2010

    Midwinter special continued … Better late than never, the last of our Midwinter swim photos did not make it into last week's edition so have included them at the start of this one. Midwinter swim at Davis Following our dip …

  • Cartoon of a frozen brain

    25 June 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E So much has happened over the past few days that I have decided to feature a few things at a time. This week we're starting with the Mid-winter breakfast and swim. The lead up to …

  • Davis station Expeditioner with lettuces from station hydroponics

    18 June 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E I mentioned last week the harvest hydroponics has been producing consistently week after week. This week was no exception… Making a delivery – Matt with the green fingers, plus lettuces. Photo: KdL Twelve went to …

  • Davis station Expeditioner in red Hagglund

    11 June 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E Two birthdays this week, both on the 8th so double the cake. Many Happy Returns Wellsy. Birthday Landline, my idea of celebrating! Birthday boy Matt with accessory Red Hagg. Photo: Chris W   And Zupy, …

  • Jade iceberg near Davis station

    4 June 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E Yesterday (Wednesday 2nd June) was the last day at Davis when any part of the sun rose above the horizon until into July. To mark the occasion Zupy made another short video that shows one …

  • Coffee artistry from Davis station

    28 May 2010

    Davis Station, Antarctica 68º35'S 77º58'E As the days shorten we focus more and more on the night sky, Zupy has been making movies of the Aurora Australis and has posted one on YouTube that is worth a visit. The humble …

  • Davis station Expeditioners checking out a fire alarm in the main power house caused by a faulty plug.

    21 May 2010

    We have had our fair share of alarms lately, most just faulty sensors or stirred up dust, but some an early warning of potential trouble providing a timely reminder of how much we stand to lose to a major fire. …

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