Aging, pudgy cap? Try lethal incompetence To become legend Today is the 173rd anniversary of the Franklin Expedition's departure from England, after which nothing bad happened. Basically, the reason why Franklin was chosen to lead was because the top pick, James Clark Ross, promised his own wife to stop flinging himself into the frozen bits … Continue reading Sir John Franklin Haiku
Britain has officially gifted the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, the recently rediscovered ships lost during the Franklin Expedition of 1845, to Canada and the Inuit, stating they were 'definitely not haunted' and there was 'absolutely nothing to worry about.' Said Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, the British High Commissioner to Canada, during the ceremony at … Continue reading Britain Gifts ‘Definitely Not Haunted’ Franklin Expedition Ships to Canada, Inuit
Sorry for this. I watched the first episode of The Terror last night on my brother's instructions and I was hyped up. Of course, I loved the book by Dan Simmons, having been obsessed with the Franklin Expedition since I was a wee nine-year old. There will be no The Terror spoilers in here, because … Continue reading 50-word Short Stories: Franklin Expedition Edition!