Monthly Archives: July 2010
South Georgia is without doubt one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. I first set foot there in Right Whale Bay, late one summer evening, and was confronted with pandemonium – more seals than I had ever seen before, mixed with more penguins than I could comprehend, surrounded by other birds on [...]
For those in the know… the wedding page has been updated with new information. This is a considerable expansion, and there is more coming, so check back regularly. If you think you should have a password to access this page, but don’t know what it is, mail me ASAP.
This is doing the rounds, and has us all in stitches (especially in the anaesthesia department, of course). No orthopods were harmed in the making… but my head does hurt. Click the image or link to play. Anaesthesia vs Othopaedics To be entirely fair, I thoroughly enjoy doping ortho cases, as I have an interest [...]
It’s not only the wildlife in Antarctica that is photogenic: the landscapes, sea and ice combine in innumerable ways to create awesome beauty. While slowly cruising around Cierva Cove on the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula, the groups was captivated by a pair of crab-eater seals. Turning around, I shot the sculpted ‘bergs beneath [...]
On New Island in the Falklands, this Striated Caracara became very curious while I lay in the grass and watched the clouds drift past. The ‘Johnny Rook’ has a bad rep – some would say well-deserved – but I found them charismatic and delightful… perhaps because they, too, are a little rough around the edges. [...]
For the want of time (ok, let’s face it: self-discipline) to write posts, I thought I’d start trying to regularly post excerpts from my photographic collection. It is very likely that the photographs will not be contemporaneous, as I’m seldom ready to post pictures while still travelling, but hopefully they will be interesting. Today’s image [...]