Feb – Windy weather

28 February, 2005 BAS Bloggers

Rothera Diary, February 2005 February was dominated by the weather. Over 80 knot winds hit the refuelling stations of Fossil Bluff and Sky Blu. Fossil Bluff is a sturdy hut …

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Jan – A long run

31 January, 2005 BAS Bloggers

Rothera Diary, January 2005 January started with a bang for some of the station members as they took part in a 10km New Years Day run on the runway organised …

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Dec – A busy month!

31 December, 2004 BAS Bloggers

Rothera Diary, December 2004 A busy month at Rothera! One of the main ‘events’ was the JCR battling through miles of sea ice to try to get to Rothera for …

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Oct-Nov – New arrivals

15 November, 2004 BAS Bloggers

Rothera Diary, October/November 2004 After a fantastic winter at Rothera, the onset of spring and summer brings many new arrivals to the base. With the busy summer season due to …

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June – Mid-Winter

30 June, 2004 BAS Bloggers

Rothera Diary, June 2004 By Andy Miller June was an eventful and significant month for the twenty-three of us. It heralded the winter’s austral solstice. This marks the shortest day …

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May – Winter begins

30 May, 2004 BAS Bloggers

Rothera Diary, May 2004 After the swift departure of April, we felt that winter would take hold in a brusque manner, but apart from the rapidly shortening days, the weather …

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April – Fool!

30 April, 2004 BAS Bloggers

Rothera Diary – April 2004 By Adam Thornhill It is amazing how fast a month can go! Especially down here in the Antarctic. April was meant to have been the …

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