This week at Davis

  • I'm dreaming of Christmas???

    5 January 2007

    Well the new team has finally arrived. And in our honour, a party was planned. Some people want to call it Christmas instead of a welcoming party, so I guess that's what we'll call it. But before we could celebrate, …

  • From left: Ivan Hawthorn, Bill Bathurst, Dr Phillip Law, David Dodd and Alex Brown

    2 February 2007

    It has been a big couple of weeks down here at Davis, the most important being the 50th anniversary of our station. Australia's southern-most station was officially opened on January 13th 1957 by Phillip Law. Our morning began with a …

  • Tony about to descend under the watchful eye of Heather

    16 February 2007

    Tony about to descend under the watchful eye of HeatherPhoto: Brendan Hopkins The final group of winter expeditioners was put through their field training late last week. Field training for the group has a two-fold reason. Number one is …

  • Yogi (holding the redskins), Dick and Jibba pushing the prices up

    23 February 2007

    Last Friday night saw the Davis Grand Charity Auction take place in the green store. All proceeds from the auction are going Camp Quality. The big ticket item was a painting by our very own artist, Jurgen M. But to …

  • Expeditioners on their way to Sørsdal Knoll.

    4 May 2007

    As last week finished on a somber note, 'Ups' on Wednesday and 'Downs' on Thursday, let us recommence where we left it … The start of the official opening of sea ice travel drawing ever so closer, some of us …

  • 19 January 2007

    Last week from Davis: After a very festive week or so at Davis, it is really now down to business… Many would disagree but GPS is not a TLA (Three Letter Acronym) for Going to Pretty Sites. Instead, it is …

  • Gear ready for packing into Hagglunds

    13 July 2007

    The approval of the traverse to AmandaBay / Larsemann Hills put a buzz around station with most people being involved in the preparations. Every one on station was willing to give a hand whether it was working on vehicles and …

  • Sun on the horizon

    20 July 2007

    The sun has returned to Davis! After the six week long night (well, days of twilight), the sun peeped over the horizon on the 10th. Summer, here we come. The sun is almost shining Photo: Colin SAM (TLA for Summer …

  • Jade Iceberg

    27 July 2007

    This news is bought to you by the Letter B and our illustrious Chef Tony Last Friday night we had Friday drinks at the bar followed by traditional meat pies, chippies and my favourite mushy peas (pronounced in a pom's …

  • Dave C. and the ice mass station

    11 May 2007

    Brought to you by ''Davis Construction Services' Dave C has just installed a sea ice mass balance station on the sea ice out front of the station. It measures and logs the fast ice thickness and snow accumulation on the …

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