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Scott 100 Day 88 27th January 1912 : Hot and Cold

Hot & Cold. In the ‘Worst Journey in the World’ Cherry-Garrard recounts the journal of Bill Lashly who is on his way back to Hutpoint with Teddy Evans and Tom Crean. Lashly confirms that they are successfully following the outward tracks and cairns. Teddy … Continue reading

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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 73 12th January 1912 : Cold

Cold. Scott is reporting that the men are feeling cold and yet the temperature has increased ? Feeling the cold may be another sign that they are not well nourished and have pushed their bodies to the extreme. Scott’s Journal 12th … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 69 8th January 1912 : A Day Off – A Time to be Generous

A Day Off – Time to Reflect. Scott has time to reflect and make a very different and powerful journal entry today, praising his men. At different times in the journals of other expedition members Scott had received equally high praise. Teddy Evan’s, who … Continue reading

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Scott 100 Day 68 7th January 1912 : Summit Rations

Summit Rations. The journey to Cape Crozier last winter, The Worst Journey march, taught Scott and Wilson a great deal about the rations needed for polar manhauling. Williams gives a good explanation of the rations in ‘With Scott in the Antarctic’. They … 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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