Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Bryan Walpole

  • Doctor on an expedition to the Antarctic

    Bryan Walpole Hobart, Tasmania   It is 0330, half an hour before change of watch. The sun low in the southeast glares painfully onto the bridge. Here at sixty-two degrees south icebergs abound, radar looks like a polka dot quilt, and a continuous layer of pancake ice with nasty growlers on the surface and a…