IT Adventures On Ice

The adventures of Matt Butcher (TheButcherer) as I journey to the South Pole to spend the Austral Winter of 2021

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On Taking a Break

Long time no post. Started off as just missing a week but then just kept not feeling like taking the time to get a post up so I decided to just take a break from posting for a while and get another one up when I felt up to it. Thanks to the people who…

On Camping

Hello everyone, first things first, I finally uploaded pictures!!! Some of them are as recent as this past Sunday!!! I also completely rearranged my photos page. The gallery on there was getting huge and unwieldy and apparently took a long time to load even back up north where there’s good internet (I thought it was…

On Chores

One more groundhog week has come and gone. Been pretty uneventful as usual. For Tech Rescue ERT we went over properly belay techniques and for Fire Brigade we did some comms checks with our radios to see if there were any areas where we might run into issues. Aside from that it’s been pretty quiet.…

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