One of the highlights (so far) of this winter on the ice has been, without doubt, the opportunity to observe the effects of having open water in front of Scott Base.
Oh the frustration of losing things. It's a bit late for the owner now but it's nice to have found his second sock.
A paper conservator back in Spain, I arrived in the Antarctic knowing that the artefacts I would be working on for the Antarctic Heritage Trust would be very different to the European manuscripts I am used to.
In Discovery Hut there is a bed or sleeping platform that is composed of a section of tonge and groove originally from the ceiling of the hut itself and positioned on supply boxes beside the stove area.
The world has changed exponentially since I began my professional life as an archaeologist.
I’ve been very fortunate since arriving on the Ice to be working in the on-site conservation laboratory at Hut Point ...