Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Expedition, November 7, 1915: “. . . we had a fine hush tonight . . .”

–from the diary of Harry McNeish—

“Sunday Nov 7th Lat 68-50 South Long 52-10 West The Blizard Still continues but we all hope it lasts for a month as we have done 16 miles NW since our last observation there has been nothing don today only a few have been rigging up a range for cooking out of the ash shoot it has turned out very well we had a fine hush tonight of corned meat preserved potatoes it was a treat now we are lying smoking in our bags”

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