Longyearbyen

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Benjamin Vidmar  faces three months of total darkness, winter temperatures of -20°C and ferocious Arctic storms and blizzards while trying to grow in the Arctic

After a summer of 32°C highs in Co Clare, a winter of heavy snow and seven weeks of absolute drought it’s time to start looking at how others manage t(...)

Camp Barentz. Photograph: Hurtigruten Svalbard

I’m just back from a place that doesn’t appear on most globes, as it’s obliterated by the bolt connecting the turning mechanism to the stand. It’s at(...)

Frontier (2016) by Michael John Whelan

Yellow Amber Grey Amber   Michael John Whelan Rua Red, Tallaght ★★★★ In terms of remoteness, the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard in the Arc(...)