The Secret of the North Cape

A few days ago, I had the pleasure of watching “The Seret of the North Cape”, created by Peter Szivolt. Since then I’ve watched it several times, totally in awe of the beauty of the aurora borealis and grateful that I live in a place where I’m privileged to observe them.  If you want toContinue reading “The Secret of the North Cape”

A Film to inspire and awe- Gjesværstappan!

Gjesværstappan is one of Norway’s “naturperler”, directly translated, “nature’s pearls”.   This group of islands off the coast of Magerøya in the North Cape, is a natural nature reserve and home to millions of seabirds from the months of April to August/September each year. This past Sunday a documentary was aired which featured this extraordinary part ofContinue reading “A Film to inspire and awe- Gjesværstappan!”

A Fascinating Rendition of the Norwegian National Anthem: A Chorus of Voices from Lindesnes to Nordkapp

Today I saw a fascinating and touching rendition of the Norwegian National Anthem, “Ja, Vi Elsker Dette Landet” (“Yes, We Love this Country.)  It was created by a musician, composer  and artist named Ole Hamre. He’s developed what he calls a Folkefon, a type of “menneskeorgel” (human organ).  He visited folk from Lindesnes, the southernmost point ofContinue reading “A Fascinating Rendition of the Norwegian National Anthem: A Chorus of Voices from Lindesnes to Nordkapp”