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Bathed in beauty

People like to talk about God as if they understand ‘Him’. They talk about infinity and eternity as if the human mind can encompass such concepts. Yet even our humble and finite, magnificent little star dwarfs the deities of human … Continue reading

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Narvik and the Ofotbanen

I arrived in Narvik yesterday evening and the night was black. Today it was dark again by 4.30 p.m., but although I never actually saw the sun (the peaks of some mountains to the north were bright with reflected sunshine, … Continue reading

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Arctic Greetings

‘Hello’ from Narvik. I’m here for a couple of days, further north than I’ve ever been on land before. Lots of snow! Here, sun… Pretty sun… Didn’t you hear the noonday gun? You’ve left this shrouded vale behind to whistling, … Continue reading

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