Antarctic Writer on Ice: Diary of an Enduring Adventure
Author(s): Hazel Edwards
Female expeditioner. A candid account of a working writer beset in the polar ice on her journey to Casey Station in Antartica.
Antarctica has a mystique. Few have the opportunity to become one of the 'frozen chosen' who work there. Hazel Edwards was lucky enough to join them and see first hand the challenges - both physical and psychological - that the expeditioners face. When the resupply ship.'The Polar Bird' becomes beset in the ice, the author is confined with 34 men and 4 other women expeditioners, plus the crew. Her candid account is from the unusual viewpoint of an 'older' female who was a non- scientist. Based on e-mails, articles, interviews and observations, it is a unique view, of a working writer beset in the polar ice.
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- Antarctic Writer of Ice - Presentations
- Teacher Resources - Classroom Themes, Teacher Notes & Antarctic Dad Ice Ship
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Events & Appearances 2017
1st Fri each month PROV 10-1pm Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.
August 12th Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm
August 14th Ashburton Library 1.30-4.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'
August 18th Doncaster Library 11-12 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'
August 21st 11.30 Hume Grammar school visit
August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.
August 24th 2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster
August 18-25 Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere'
August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'
September 1st 10-1pm PRO
September 16th 10-1pm Yarra Glen L&L Centre 'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'
September 19th YABBA
September 23rd 10.30-12. Dolly Parton Imagination Library event, Geelong Library.
October 6th 10-1pm PRO
October 20 th (Fri) 1-4pm Colac Library ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'
November 3rd 10-1pm PRO
December 1st 10-1pm PRO
March 24th Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival