Tag Archives: Canadian Arctic

NW Passage III – Bellot Strait

This is the third instalment on my trip through the Northwest Passage this summer, on the One Ocean Expedition from Greenland to Cambridge Bay, following the path of Franklin.  Click to hear Stan Rogers sing “The Northwest Passage” I want … Continue reading

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Musings on the connections and lessons of my environment of melting ice and what is happening in the larger world. Finding my way.
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The Return of the Spaniard

To my delight, Martin called me yesterday to tell me he and Max are safely back from their dog sled expedition on the Arctic sea ice.  They have at least arrived back in Inuvik, having returned to Tuktoyaktuk by sled, … Continue reading

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The Crying Scene

When you live in a mountain town like Nelson, you get to see many adventure film documentaries.  There is the annual ski movie, the annual mountain bike movie, the local films, and the traveling film shows, like my favorite, The … Continue reading

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Husband On Ice

When the Spaniard and I got married, after knowing each other for a number of years, I thought I knew him fairly well.   Of course you can never know another fully, but I did think that I knew the main … Continue reading

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What She Said

In a fit of insomnia last night, I spent the wee hours of the morning curled up under a blanket on the couch, while a fierce winter wind raged outside the house, and whistled down the chimney.  It seemed a … Continue reading

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Spectacular Baffin Island

In my next post, I want to tell you something about the Inuit culture, both old and new.

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The Trancendence of the Narwhal

We’ve been home from our trip to Baffin Island for a few weeks now.  I’ve been wanting to write a post about our trip, but its been difficult to put the experience into words.  I wanted to write something more … Continue reading

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