The clear white of the arctic mind.
The wide white of the arctic still lingers as I negotiate the urban necessity of down-town Toronto before my return to London. In one sense the magic and camaraderie of the expedition are now past memories but as with all[…..]
Video by Matt Wainwright. Song Lyric NOORDERLICHT When you were born a hundred years ago, you were a beacon of light, Noorderlicht. And then under another name, you became a different kind of haven, Noorderlicht. Then you were stripped down[…..]
Moon / Life on the Noorderlicht (according to cartoon)
Video by Matt Wainwright.
Nature at full force
After the excitement of Ice entrapment, polar bears and nullified rescue our Captain has, under Spitsbergan instructions, been more cautious with regard to Ice and weather. We have been dancing with ice maps, weather patterns and plain strong head winds.[…..]
Live Climate Science from the High Arctic
A look at the Science with Dr Simon Boxall. Continue reading
Read more on our day of excitement when the emergency call went out. Continue reading
Cape Farewell – The Word
Each Cape Farewell expedition has a cultural subtext. In 2008, it was music; in 2010 it is ‘The Word.’ Sailing along the nautical border of Russia only 580 miles from the North Pole, we have five Russians on board. This[…..]
Resist the Tide
Cynthia Hopkins Performs a song on a lump of ice in the bay. Continue reading
Introduction to the 2010 Arctic Expedition
Interviewed are David Buckland, Mikhail Durnenkov and Joy Guillemot Video by Matt Wainwright