Monthly Archives: February 2012

Scott 100 Day 119 29th February 1912 : Diary Ends

Diary Ends. Bowers ceased writing in his diary some time ago, Wilson and Oates more recently, only Scott now keeps going. Their feet are cold which means that their hands are getting cold as well. Fiennes states that. ‘writing a diary demands fingers … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 118 28th February 1912 : Footgear

Footgear. Scott remarks that it is taking a long time to put their footgear on, Smith believes it is now taking over an hour just to complete this task. Their feet are cold and Oates is hiding his worsening condition. The mention … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 117 27th February 1912 : Misgivings

Misgivings. As Scott, Wilson, Oates and Bowers struggle north Cherry-Garrard and Dimitri are having their own difficulties heading south, both parties see One Ton Depot as key to success. In Cherry-Garrard books he writes of setting off, ‘I confess I had my … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 115 25th February 1912 : Better Instructions

Better Instructions. There was not the planned depots of dog food on the barrier and so any help offered to the returning polar party needed to be planned with these, and other, limitations in mind. In the 25th February Cherry-Garrard … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 116 26th February 1912 : People & Relationships

People & Relationships. Huntford described yesterdays criticism of Bowers by Scott as an indication that little strains were starting to show. Bowers was hurt by this criticism of his ability on the ski and Huntford feels it was too late for this level of … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 114 24th February 1912 : Beautiful day – Too beautiful

Beautiful day – Too beautiful. As Scott and the men continue their struggle the supply of fuel is lower than expected. This is of grave concern and at some moments forces the men to eat cold food and not to drink … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 113 23rd February 1912 : Another day would have finished him

Another day would have finished him. Atkinson and Dimitri are now back safe with Teddy Evans and Bill Lashly on their sledges, they were delayed by a blizzard and on return Atkinson states of Evans that if the weather had not cleared another … Continue reading

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