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Month: November 2008

Arctic skies

Arctic skies

Last Saturday the weather forecast was looking good. The days before we had a lot of snow, so we decided to get up early and go snowshoeing. We started before sunrise, which is not that difficult when sunrise is at 10:20! At this time of year, the sky often has very beautiful pastel colours, like the pink in the photos below – I call them “Arctic skies” as I have never seen them anywhere else 🙂 Apart from 2 people…

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Snow

Snow

Some people asked me for photos of the snow in Tromsø – here they are! The first photo is taken from our balcony and shows the last bit of daylight – at 13:30!! Only a few more days until the sun will not come above the horizon, and it will stay like that for 2 months.

The British Museum & London by night

The British Museum & London by night

I’ve had a very busy week as I was trying to finish a chapter of my thesis – finally finished it late this evening 🙂 I am heading off to Southampton on Sunday, to attend a meeting there on Monday, then flying out to Tromsø on Tuesday. It will be quite a change, from autumnal England to winter wonderland Tromsø… they had lots of snow already! So before I head off, here are some of the photos I have been…

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Brighton

Brighton

Two weeks ago, when I was in London with Paul, we went to Brighton for a day. On the way we stopped at Devil’s Dyke to admire the view. You can see really far from there. They do a lot of paragliding there, but when we were there it was too windy and the place was deserted. This is the view: And they have devils there too…. After a short stop we continued to Brighton, and parked at the Marina….

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