Anybody in the Grimsby area able to visit Tim Stewart [Fossil Bluff 75 and SG 76] who is not in the best of health and in care home? Details from email@example.com or 01254 247541 for details. Regards Allan
Passing on the sad news of the death of Mike Bell Geologist at Fossil Bluff 1969 and Adelaide 1970.
The response to the appeal to BAS Club Members to help Kenn has been overwhelming. Funds have poured in from Fids all over the world, most of whom know or knew Kenn but many who do not. At the time of writing over £8,700 has been raised so the initial “target” of £1,500 has been…
John Walsh’s brother let us know that sadly John passed away recently
I have some very sad news about Professor David Walton – he has just passed away due to a massive heart attack.
David was an ecologist in BAS for over 40 years since 1967. He was head of terrestrial biology and then head of the Environment Information Division until his retirement. He had a long and distinguished career in BAS and was recognised for his Antarctic expertise worldwide.
Following from Dog Holden: BAS Club Member, Kenn Back, is well-known to several generations of Fids, having spent 8 Winters and even more summers on several different bases during the 1960s and 70s. After BAS, Kenn spent many years on and around the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and southern of Argentina and Chile (not to…
Follow the story of Operation Tabarin on the BAS website here. Marking 75 years since arriving at Deception Island in 1944, each weekday for the next two weeks there will be a new theme posted, illustrated with content from the BAS Archives – photos, film, reports, journals and personal diaries.
The latest copy of the BAS internal newsletter the Icesheet is now available. You can also read all back copies on the BAS Club website.
Auction of the Roger Casson Collection – a Private Library of Polar Exploration, Franklin Search, Travel, Local History and other Books.The library was put together over many years by the late Roger Casson, an architect from North East England, and is notable for the outstanding condition of much of the collection. The focus of the…