ARCTIC ADVENTURE: First Trip Report (December 2012)

Here is the first part of my trip report, which I am writing from several thousand miles away from home – high in the skies above Svalbard, Norway – around 300 miles from the North Pole, around 3,000 miles from Manchester, UK! We have only been away from the UK for 48 hours, but all […]

Holiday: Ice Ice Baby! :-D

For the benefit of anyone who we’ve not already screamed excitedly in their face at and told several times already, Karl and I are going to be heading off to Iceland in February in a bid, amongst other things, to see the spectacular Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). This will be my first holiday since New […]

Joanna Lumley : Northern Lights

Last night, I happened across a programme called ‘Joanna Lumley in the Land of the Northern Lights’ on BBC iPlayer and was instantly intrigued. I am a fan of Joanna Lumley and am fascinated by the Northern Lights, and so this programme was right up my street! Boy, oh, boy, I wasn’t disappointed! Remarkable, at […]