Monthly Archives: November 2013

Blonding

Every year the ship delivers a large stash of peroxide hair dye to Bird Island. It took me a while to realise that this is for the scientists to use to mark seals – a small patch of bleached fur … Continue reading

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Life and death

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Bird Island

A very big ‘hello’ from Bird Island! This is to be my new home for the next 5 months. The temptation to return to Antarctica was just too strong, so a few months ago I took the decision to head … Continue reading

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