This week at Davis

22 August 2008
Hoar frost on a rope. G'day to everyone in Australia and around the World who join us each week to catch up on events that shape our lives here at Davis. We've had a healthy dose of sunlight over the past couple of days, and …

15 August 2008
Australian rider Sonja Johnson and her horse Ringwould Jaguar in action. Welcome to this Olympic edition of News. We have been excitedly watching the Olympics which the AAD has kindly let us stream in over the interweb. Every night we have gathered hoping to see some of our favourite events like …

29 August 2008
Fish and chips dinner ready for Friday night drinks at Davis Station Greetings from Davis, another week full of fun and joy has passed us by, although we did manage to catch some of it. Friday drinks are always a good social get together, and this week it was the Comms department …

5 September 2008
Davis Station Medical team during a recent surgical training exercise The Davis Medical team got together recently for a Surgical Exercise. Noel kindly offered to be the "patient", and his anaesthetic was looked after by Dwayne and Ray. Andrew T and Jason assisted Lloyd, the Doc, with the operation. These …

12 September 2008
Davis Station Expeditioner with iced up motorcycle helmet Greetings from the Sunny but frozen Riviera of the south, Davis Station. Taking advantage of the abundance of 'rays' during the last week, plenty of people got out 'amongst' it to see the sights. Pete, Harriet and Lloyd took advantage …

1 August 2008
Davis Station Electrician synchronising he Station's generators Greetings from Davis. A mechanical flavour to this weeks Icy news. With the excitement of the traverse finished it has been back to the usual jobs involved with keeping the station running smoothly. With most works programs under control with …

25 July 2008
Image of mid-July Sun at Davis Station, only just appearing above the horizon I'm sure it's been done before, But to make reading this not such a bore, I thought that this time, I'd make our little bit rhyme, And in limerick form – to be sure … Sunset/Sunrise at Davis – They …

27 June 2008
Davis Station Chef with his 'kitchen crew' for 2008 Midwinters day dinner There has been a hive of activity at Davis this week with both the preparations and participation for the Midwinters Day celebrations. The central figure for the day's events was of course our 5 star chef Dwayne R who had …

4 July 2008
Davis Station Expeditioner with binoculars looking for missing Sun This week at Davis began with a SAR mission to search for the missing sun, because on the 3rd of June the sun failed to appear and has not been seen since. Collectively we decided to look into this and …

11 July 2008
Davis Station Mess looking sparsely populated with 8 Expeditioners off Station with the Larsemann Hills traverse Well, the Larsemann Hills Traverse is still away, and that means 8 people are off Station. Life on the Station has been very quiet this week, and it has been a battle to find enough material for Icy News. The …

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