By Ciaran Lavelle
Do you remember Forrest Gump sitting there on his park bench sharing not only his box of chocolatey delights but also his southern philosophy about the randomness of life?
As a 90s kid, I remember all too well and can remember quoting that film often, as I do now. I sit at my lab bench and look at my own chocolate box, a wooden Fry’s Caracas Chocolate box that would have originally contained chocolate cakes. It has sat on a shelf for over 100 years at the Southern Cross Expedition hut at Cape Adare and I can safely say, that with the randomness of the contents, you don’t know what you’re going to get next.