One Step at a Time

In just two months, One Step at a Time, an environmental art exhibition will open.  It’s a project that I’ve been working on for over two years and I’m thrilled to see an idea turning into reality. A diverse group of five women will display artwork made from 1,200 shoes plucked up from North Cape beaches.Continue reading “One Step at a Time”

Arctic Race of Norway – First Stage – North Cape

This year will be the second year of the Arctic Race of Norway.  The North Cape has been chosen for the first stage of this four-day bicycle race.  On August 14, 2014, the riders will finish the first leg at the North Cape Plateau. The Arctic Race is the northernmost cycling race ever held and will takeContinue reading “Arctic Race of Norway – First Stage – North Cape”

Honoring the Sami People on their National Day

Today, the Sami People celebrate their national day.  To honor their heritage and culture, I thought I’d share a couple of beautiful joiks sung by a Swedish/Sami artist, Sofia Jannok.  For those of you who have never heard this music genre, you are in for a treat! The following song, Aphi (Wide as Oceans), addresses the struggle overContinue reading “Honoring the Sami People on their National Day”

National Television for One Step at a Time!

It all started with a treasure hunt and a bad conscious: Looking for polished sea glass, weather-worn driftwood and other treasures on this secluded, North Cape beach, I also found this: And my conscious said, “You can’t just take the pretty things and ignore all this plastic.”  An internal conversation started.  “What can one personContinue reading “National Television for One Step at a Time!”

Cleaning up the Coast- TV Interview!

Since moving to the North Cape and coming face to face with the ugly reality of ocean pollution, I’ve asked myself what I can do as an individual to fight this gigantic problem, and help raise awareness. The amount of trash that’s washed up on the local coastlines is astounding. Countless hikes to beaches riddledContinue reading “Cleaning up the Coast- TV Interview!”