South Polar Times, 16th April 1911
Sunday 16th April, 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, Freezing Of Bays, Cape Evans
Same wind as yesterday up to 6 o’clock, when it fell calm with gusts from the north.
Have exercised the ponies to-day and got my first good look at them. I scarcely like to express the mixed feelings with which I am able to regard this remnant.
Freezing of Bays. Cape Evans...
Captain R.F. Scott, A Continuance Of My Observations On Returning To Winter Quarters
I was not many hours or even minutes in the hut before I was haled round to observe in detail the transformation which had taken place during my absence, and in which a very proper pride was taken by those who had wrought it.
Simpson’s Corner was the first visited.
Roald Amundsen, A New Order With The Dogs
At the same time we introduced a new order of things with our dogs. Hitherto we had been obliged to keep them tied up on account of seal-hunting; otherwise they went off by themselves and ravaged. There were certain individuals who specially distinguished themselves in this way, like Wisting’s Major. He was a born hunter, afraid of nothing. Then there was Hassel’s Svarten; but a good point about him was...
Dr. E.A. Wilson, Easter Sunday, Blowing And Very Cold
Easter Sunday. Blowing and very cold and heavy drift. We enjoyed life in the hut. In the afternoon I had a quiet time reading and in the evening got notes for a magnificent stormy sunset.
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Breakfast Of Tinned Haddock
I have it on record that we had tinned haddock this day for breakfast, made by Oates with great care, a biscuit and cheese hoosh for lunch, and a pemmican fry this evening, followed by cocoa with a tin of sweetened Nestlé’s milk in it, truly a great luxury.
For the rest we mended our finnesko, and read Bleak House. Meares told us how the Chinese...
Tryggve Gran, At Work On Our Triangulation
Easter Sunday and we had a service in the hut this morning.
All the same Lieutenant Teddy Evans and I have been at work on our triangulation; we must make use of the daylight while we have it. It was an unpleasant experience.