Snow

For a most unseasonal winter – it’s astonishingly warm here after being so bitterly cold a few weeks ago – I have a little selection of snow pictures for your delectation.

The Iron Ore Line: the train from Sweden to Norway

In March 2014, I went off on a whistlestop tour of Lapland; that is, I had about forty-eight hours in northern Sweden followed by about forty-eight hours in northern Norway, because I wanted to go to Lapland and for some reason, I was finding it difficult to access the more remote parts of northern Finland. I… More The Iron Ore Line: the train from Sweden to Norway

Winter sports: snowshoeing

Snowshoeing was something I’d wanted to try for years. Something about it appealed – tramping across pristine white snow with ease and being as one with my surroundings. Or something like that. But opportunities to try it were few and far between. It’s not really a thing they do in Iceland, and although it was… More Winter sports: snowshoeing