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Scott 100 Day 82 21st January 1912 : Calories Per Man

Calories Per Man. Teddy Evans, Crean and Lashly are just getting to the bottom of the Beardmore on this day. Lashly did not have his diary published but offered it to Cherry-Garrard who incorporated it into his book. Lashly reports, that Evan’s has bad … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 70 9th January 1912 : RECORD

RECORD. In Scotts journal the day they passed the furthest south of Shackleton was noted as ‘RECORD’, a walk that in Scotts’s original notes he referred to as ‘exaggerated’. Scott cast doubt onto the accuracy of Shackleton’s navigation on more than … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 67 6th January 1912 : Regret

Regret. In the package of letters that Teddy Evan’s took back with him was one from Oates to his mother. In the letter he apologises that his previous letter was full of grumbles but that he was anxious about the horses. Further … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 64 3rd January 1912 : Who goes to the pole ?

Who goes to the Pole ? The breaking of the news that 5 men will go to the pole not 4, and importantly which 5, does not get much of a mention in Scott’s account of the day but he … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 61 31st December 1911 : The Experience on the Ice

The Ice Experience. Thinking about the daily grind of life on the march gives an opportunity to consider how hard their lives were. The diaries tell us day by day about the adventure in terms of crevasses, snowdrifts, manhauling and the weather. But … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 57 27th December 1911 : Speaking truth to power

Speaking truth to power. The conversation between Wilson and Oates concerning actions to take if injured cover the possibility of major injury while on the ice. But what about minor injuries or long standing weaknesses ? There is talk in many of … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 55 25th December 1911 : Christmas Day

Christmas Day. No resting, the march continues. Lashly fell through a deep crevasses and it was perhaps more of a serious event then its mention indicates. Lashly is rescued by Evan’s, Crean and Bowers and they continue the march south. … Continue reading

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