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ILLUSTRATION: NICOLENE LOUW
ILLUSTRATION: NICOLENE LOUW

Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctica expedition more than a century ago holds a lesson for us in our own challenging era of isolation, writes Toast Coetzer. 

Have you got Bovril in the house? Go make yourself a hot Bovril drink to enjoy while you’re reading this. I’ll tell you why just now.

This year has brought us all face to face with isolation. We’ve become obsessed with it. 

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