Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Expedition, March 1916: “I was cooking all the time. .. .”

–from the recollections of Charlie Green, expedition cook— “I was cooking all the time. I was occupied and never got with a crowd. I was in the galley and never got in any conversation for I was too busy. I was cooking for eight hours a day and when I finished I went to the … More Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Expedition, March 1916: “I was cooking all the time. .. .”

Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Expedition, September 1915: ‘Mr. Wordie, more stones for you.’

–from an interview with “Antarctic Chef” Charlie Green– “One day I was cleaning some penguins and Shackleton came along and said, ‘Chef, I’m going to relieve you of that job. Let Wordie and the scientists do it—they have nothing to do!’ Well, I thought there’s something behind this move. Wordie was younger than me and … More Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Expedition, September 1915: ‘Mr. Wordie, more stones for you.’