Reports from the Antarctic by Australian Writer, Favel Parrett: “Christmas”

“Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus”. Even onboard the Aurora Australis, deep in the Southern Ocean! Our celebrations coincided with sighting the Antarctic pack ice so it was truly a white Christmas for us all. And it doesn’t matter where I am I always eat too much at Christmas, but this year was probably … Read more Reports from the Antarctic by Australian Writer, Favel Parrett: “Christmas”

Reports from the Antarctic by Australian Writer, Favel Parrett

Favel Parrett is a fiction writer who was awarded the 2012 Antarctic Arts Fellowship. She is on her way to Casey Station in the Antarctic on board Aurora Australis. At 3.30 pm on Monday, 17th December 2012, 34 expeditioners, 24 crew and I set off from Hobart aboard the icebreaker Aurora Australis, Australia’s Antarctic resupply … Read more Reports from the Antarctic by Australian Writer, Favel Parrett