At eight o’clock I wandered back to the mess as I was the slushy for today. Most of our fruit and vegetables that are left are getting quite putrid now and are covered in rot and the storage rooms stink. I spent an hour washing and cutting all the rot and mold out of the carrots for tonight's dinner.
About the only eventful thing to happen was when I was carrying out two heavy bins of rubbish to empty into the rubbish container when I slipped on the ice and landed hard on my back and arm with all the cans and bottles landing on top of me as I slid down the ice on my back wearing thongs and a T-shirt in minus forty two – Gee, was that fun !!
Cookie, John, Darron and Cliff went for a ride on the quads to Tailor rookery for the day over the sea ice but they came back early as the sea ice forty kilometres away was only three hundred and fifty millimetres thick and not the four hundred millimetres required, mind you ice road truckers could cross this ice no problem. It should be thick enough in another week or so. Darron suffered some bad frost nip on his cheeks but should be fine.
The lovely four o'clock sunset today