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The only pictures to emerge from the day of the unveiling are of an event hosted by the Governor in Government House.

Each day starts with a haiku and there are many pictures of life on board SS Ushwaia.

Day 3 - February 25, the day in Stanley starts with this haiku

Ripples and murmurs,
wind whipping water,
waves of anticipation.

Shimmer of crimson,
flash of bright metal,
gasps of appreciation.

Steel catches sunlight,
vanquishing shadows,
warming hearts frozen by loss.

Signposting the way,
honouring heroes,
a flame of affirmation.


Tuesday, November 6th 2018

Brian Dorsett-Bailey

Brian Dorsett-Bailey, who has died aged 79, was a Trustee of the British Antarctic Monument Trust. He was the brother of Jeremy Bailey who died in a crevasse accident in 1965 near the British Antarctic Survey base of Halley Bay. Jeremy was a pioneer in the technology of ice-depth radar which allowe… Full Story...
Saturday, October 27th 2018

A gleaming Southern Monument

Ian Bury, our contractor friend in the Falkland Islands, has thoroughly polished the Southern Monument in preparation for the influx of tourists either staying for a holiday in the Falklands or passing through on a cruise ship bound for South Georgia and the Antarctic. There has been a significant a… Full Story...
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