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Arctic Spring

We we say it’s a beautiful spring day, we don’t mean green grass and budding flowers.  This is what 71 degrees north looks like, six days before the calendar reads May 1st.

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Catch the Sun

Arctic inhabitants have a special relationship with the sun.  Its 2-month absence creates a deep longing in the core of our being, and an overwhelming appreciation when we’re reunited.  Tears and smiles, elation and gratitude rise within us as the … Continue reading

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Phototherapy

Phototherapy:  Exposing oneself to images of bright, warm, distant summer days, in the midst of a 7-month long winter.

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Ever-changing Light

From my house, I view the mountains and sea and never cease to be fascinated by the play of light and shadow.  The solid rock and steady waves displaying different faces throughout the day. And I contemplate how the circumstances around me … Continue reading

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Arctic Sun and Moon Video

On days like this, we can’t help but be happy: The sun in front of us, the moon to the left (video taken at 1:00 Pm/13.00)

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Arctic Sun

The sun left us in November and for 2 long months we dreamed of its return. However, it didn’t grace us with its mighty presence on January 21.  It alluded us for days, hidden behind stormy, snow-filled skies and gale force … Continue reading

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Reunited, at last

It was the perfect day to welcome the sun back to the North Cape. I went searching for the sun with two other friends…   We waited, and waited for it to peek above the horizon.     And it … Continue reading

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