OriginThe elevation of the hockey stick and the whole global warming thing to iconic status makes it a giant with feet of clay – poorly founded and ready to crumble. Time to do some digging…
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- Climate of FUD
- Place your bets…
Tag Archives: Sailing
Summarised from a translation in preparation of “PAMIR 1955/56″ by Arnd B. Arnd (an account of his time as a deck hand on the Pamir in his youth). It was Christmas Eve when we made it past the Canary Islands. … Continue reading
This is an awesome display of the power of the ocean – even better thanks to the added music. I came across this stunning video a while ago and never tire of it.
Apologies for the lack of postings recently – busy times. There will be a few guest postings coming up soon to supplement anything I manage to write. Since I was following the Polar Circumnavigation of Børge Ousland and crew in … Continue reading
As the ice parts for passage through the Laptev Sea, on the other side of the Arctic, the Northwest Passage continues to lure and fascinate – me as well as those hoping to transit the passage this year (Previous post … Continue reading
Time for another catch up on some of the polar sailing expeditions. Northeastern side first. Previous posts on this are: http://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/06/27/polar-circumnavigation-voyage-underway/ http://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/07/31/northwest-passage-ice-treachery/
As previously posted I’m following the polar sailing expedition by Norwegian Børge Ousland and crew. As they head for a first possible encounter with ice in the Northeast passage through the Yugorsky Strait (the Kara Strait is currently closed by … Continue reading
Sailing the Ice-free Northeast Passage and Northwest Passage around the Pole (at least that is the plan…)