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Farewell Glacier
By: Nick Drake

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To the ends of the Earth
By: Deborah Warner

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The clear white of the arctic mind.
By: David Buckland

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DJ Spooky and David Buckland concert at Nuit Blanche, Toronto
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Daily Archives: September 20, 2010


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Hoefhalveys I

I Who would have thought that such colour would grace the cliffs at Hoelfhalveys not white but of steel left year ‘round in the yard leaves left to rust to mulch in March I could never have imagined rivules of[…..]

Posted in Bob Davies, Crew, Images, Media | 5 Comments

Happy Birthday Henry

A short blog today with two personal messages.  Good luck to Emily in her first week of University!  Emily joined us on Cape Farewell 2 as a 13 year old and had the experience of her life.  Working with Artists[…..]

Posted in Crew, Dr. Simon Boxall, Images, Media | 1 Comment

SORGFIORDIN 79 degrees N 47 minutes

The emergency helicopter flew around us twice, checking our position and our safety, and almost as soon as it arrived set off back to Longyearbyen. Apparently the nearest vessel to us at this moment is 20 hours away. The helicopter[…..]

Posted in Crew, Deborah Warner, Images, Media | 1 Comment

The sounds of ice

I haven’t visited anywhere in the world that is as quiet and solitary as the great outdoors of Svalbard. On a calm day there is mostly silence. When exploring the landscape there is very little audible variation. You have the[…..]

Posted in Crew, Images, Matthew Clark, Media | 4 Comments

First Watch

David Buckland and I awoke at 3:45 this morning to join first mate, Renske Ritzema, on the morning watch. We hoisted anchor at Sorgfiorden on the island of Friedland to head south through Hinlopenstretet. Our hope was to get through[…..]

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Stuffed Polar Bears

Almost midnight; the Nooderlicht is moored in snow-blasted Fuglefjorden in north-west Svalbard, and we are all huddled together on the deck to watch the marvel of nature we’d been hoping we might witness; a polar bear diving in the freezing[…..]

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