Month: December 2018

Merry Casey Christmas

Resupply has been completed successfully and safely, the ship has now departed, and now it’s time to celebrate! Merry Casey Christmas everyone! A big thank you to the chefs on station who prepared an amazing Christmas lunch for the one...

/ 28 December 2018

Casey Resupply (V2)

The most hectic time at an Antarctic station is annual resupply; that one time of the year the ship arrives to change over personnel, bring down all the necessary parts, food, and fuel for an entire year, and return no...

/ 27 December 2018

You’ve got mail

Now that the ship is in port, probably the most important cargo is unloaded first and brought up to station – the mail! In the mailbags are postcards, online shopping, and much-awaited Christmas presents from back home.

/ 15 December 2018

A trip to Jacks and Wilkes

On the weekend the weather was quite nice so we took the green hagg and a few quads out for a Sunday drive. Jacks hut is a nice spot overlooking the water, and before returning to station we popped into...

/ 10 December 2018
a penguin in the snow

A Sunday arvo at Shirley Island

With such good weather on a day off, it’s always great to pop over to Shirley Island and check out the Adelie penguins.

/ 2 December 2018