Sponsors: The Antarctic Circle and Falcon Scott
Co-Sponsors: Don Webster (New Zealand), Janice Tipping (England) Joan Boothe (USA)
Maggs Bros. Booksellers (England), Kingsbridge Books (Paul Davies, England), Meridian Rare Books (Stuart Leggatt, England), Fram Museum (Geir Kløver, Norway)

NEW     RE-CAP May 29, 2015

NEW     FINAL UPDATE April 26, 2015

NEW     Since April 19th

NEW     Since April 12th

NEW     Since April 1st

NEW     Logistics & Sharing

Principles of the SouthPole-sium
Registration information and Form
Those who have registered
Those who are planning to attend
Those who have expressed interest in attending
Subjects of talks proposed to be presented so far
Subject ideas for talks that might be presented
Craobh Haven
Lunga House, our venue
Accommodation options
Links relative to Scotland
Wardroom Dinners on board the Discovery in Dundee
Updates & E-mails
Comments from those contacted


    1. Tower of Haggis, Neeps & Tatties with a splash of whisky cream sauce
    2. Traditional Cullen Skink served with warm crusty rolls (gluten free)
    3. Bacon and Brie Tart with caramelised red onion and balsamic drizzle
    4. Goats cheese with glazed baby beetroot and a red onion salad (vegetarian)

    1. Fillet of Hake with Mixed Vegetable Fricassee cooked in a light garlic and cream sauce served with roasted baby potatoes
    2. Rack of Argyll Lamb with garlic mash, wild mushrooms & spinach, sauted greens and a rosemary & port wine jus
    3. Wild Mushroom Risotto topped with Mull cheddar (vegetarian)

    1.Traditional Scottish Raspberry Cranachan* with homemade shortbread
    2. Selection of Scottish Cheeses accompanied with Scottish oatcakes, chutney, grapes and celery
    3. Rhubarb Crumble with custard and a hint of vanilla

*Cranachan is a traditional Scottish dessert. In modern times it is usually made from a mixture of whipped cream, whisky, honey and fresh raspberries.
CHOICES SO FAR 48 have responded so far. If there are no entries after your name, I've not heard from you yet. Deadline: April 19th.

Name Starter Main Dessert
Karoline Kirchhübel Andersen
Bill Barr Skink Lamb Cranachan
Sandy Benttinen Tart Lamb Crumble
Ted Benttinen Skink Hake Cranachan
John Bonham Tart Lamb Cranachan
Sue Bonham Tart Lamb Cheese
Brad Borkan
Bob Burton Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Jackie Burton Tart Lamb Cranachan
John Button
Larry Conrad
Cathy Cooper Goats Risotto Cranachan
Regina Daly
Paul Davies Tart Hake Crumble
Rick Dehmel Tart Lamb Cheese
Suzy Dehmel Tart Lamb Cranachan
Wendy Driver Tart Hake Cranachan
Beth Fitzsimmons Goats Lamb Crumble
Joe Fitzsimmons Tart Lamb Crumble
Kellie Gutman Tart Lamb Cranachan
Richard Gutman Goats Lamb Cranachan
Bob Headland Tart Lamb Cheese
Bernadette Hince Skink Lamb Cranachan
David Hirzel Goats Hake Cranachan
Eric Jarvis Skink Lamb Cranachan
Alison Jolley Goats Risotto Cranachan
Kevin Kenny
Don Kerr Tart Lamb Cheese
Valerie Kerr Tart Hake Cranachan
Geir Kløver
Duncan Lawie Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Stuart Leggatt
Rosalind Marsden Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Geraldine McAdam Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Jim McAdam Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Norena McAdam
Cathy Corbishley Michel Skink Lamb Cranachan
Geoff Michel Skink Lamb Cranachan
Joe O'Farrell
Gary Paine Tart Lamb Cranachan
Mick Parker Tart Lamb Crumble
Alan Payne Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Jean Pimental Haggis Hake Cranachan
Pascale Pimental Skink Lamb Crumble
Trevor Potts Skink Lamb Cheese
Sheila Pressman Haggis Lamb Crumble
Pat Quilty
Michael Rosove Skink Hake Cranachan
Falcon Scott
Lucy Scott Skink Lamb Cheese
Ann Shirley
Philip Sidney
Judy Skelton Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Marj Spoerri Haggis Hake Crumble
Rob Stephenson Skink Hake Cranachan
Anne Strathie Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Seamus Taaffe Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Mike Tarver Haggis Lamb Cranachan
Ken Thomas Skink Lamb Cranachan
Fuchsia Voremberg
David Williams Skink Hake Cranachan
Isobel Williams Haggis Lamb Cheese
David Wilson Haggis Lamb Cranachan


Audio Visual:
The following are bringing computer projectors:
    Trevor Potts
    Bob Burton
The following are bringing Kodak Carousel projectors:
    Mike Tarver
    Bob Burton

4 April

The following have volunteered for various tasks:
    Registration desk:
        Jackie Burton
        Wendy Driver
    Audio Visual, Sound, Computers:
        Kellie Gutman
        Trevor Potts
        Kevin Kenny
    Organizing & Moderating:
        Seamus Taaffe
        Paul Davies
        Cathy Cooper
        No one yet
        Kellie Gutman
        Philip Sidney
        John Bonham
        Joe O'Farrell
        David Hirzel
    After Dinner Speaker:
        Bob Burton (The Strange and Awful History of Scurvy)
        Bob Headland (Some new and beloved old Passenger Silly Questions)

Mostly since 1 April

Photographs of many of those coming to the SouthPole-sium v.2 are now up.