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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 79 January 18th 1912 : The Norwegian Tent and That Photograph

The Norwegian Tent. The finding of the tent, equipment and letters gave the British team every indication of what a well organised and professional group the Norwegians were. They take pictures and the most famous shows 5 men whose tired, … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 78 January 17th 1912 : Very Different Circumstances

Very Different Circumstances. It was so cold on this the hardest of days, that Oates, Evans and Bowers all had frostbitten noses and cheeks. Evan’s hand is now getting much worse and they are all feeling the cold. Wilson, who … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 77 16th January 1912 : The Worst Has Happened

The Worst Has Happened. Today they are 15 miles from the pole and see the first signs of the Norwegians, they have reached the pole and Scott and his men must now suffer such great disappointment. Edward Wilson made one simple entry in … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 65 4th January 1912 : Breaking Bad News

Breaking Bad News. Scott mentions very little concerning the response of his men to the bad news that they will not be going forward to the pole. There is little emotion yesterday and today’s emotional content is entangled with the moment … 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 63 2nd January 1912 : Scurvy

Scurvy. Scott’s journal has plenty of criticism of Teddy Evan’s but with little explanation or understanding of the conditions or the make up of the man. In Huntford’s book the relationship between Evan’s and Scott is extremely poor. The pace of the two … Continue reading

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