Monthly Archives: February 2013

Living in darkness

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I’ve written an essay about living through the polar night for Prospect magazine. Here in Enontekiö, in the far north of Finland, the sun goes down on 6 December and is not seen again for a month.

The picture above was taken on my iPhone while I waited with my stalled snowmobile, as described in the article below. Shortly afterwards the battery failed, as it tends to in extreme cold conditions (pro-tip: keep phones in a pocket next to your body for warmth).

The full text can be found on Prospect’s website here, or after the fold.

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Me and my Suka

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Meet Suka, my favourite husky here. She’s so dainty and delicate she deserves a life of leisure as a house dog. Wish I could take her home

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