The amazing places you can end up in life!
This week has seen the plumbing department at Casey at full strength with 4 wintering and 3 summering tradespeople joining the team, including myself whose doing his premier expedition after a 25 year old dream to get here.
Arriving in the huge ADF C17-A Globemaster with amazingly pristine blue sky weather, it set a great scene for a great season.
On the plumbing side of things, the station is busy with some big projects including the upkeep of the melt bell and nursing the old waste water treatment plant while the brand new state of the art one is completed in the very near future.
Having plenty of experience between us from varying backgrounds and being supported by great team leaders including Tim Price, Lorrienne and Ducky, the plumbing projects and maintenance of the station are in safe hands.
The week so far has been a big one with new arrivals, VOC’s, inductions and winterers already doing their field training to the backdrop of Crane Cove and Geoffrey Bay’s melting sea ice and beautiful tabular icebergs.
The wildlife such as the odd penguin being inquisitive is making work a pleasure on station so far and from my perspective an already exciting time of my life…
…to be continued.
John (Muggas) Sommers, Casey Plumber