Monthly Archives: September 2013

Beautiful and Wondrous, With Northern Lights.

This is a great story from CBC News, about a composer creating music under the northern lights of Yellowknife. There is an audio sample on the website too, and I think he has really captured the sensation of their movement. … Continue reading

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Art Is Life

Imagine my delight and surprise last week when a deliciously large package from a random stranger named Leanne Spanza arrived in the mail. And then imagine how wonderful it was to find it contained the painting above. A painting of … Continue reading

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The Sunset Season

While summer is winding down all over the northern hemisphere, we’ve entered another season here in Yellowknife, which is that of the fabulous sunset.  This is the time of year where it is dark again in the evenings, and hence … Continue reading

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Heaven on Earth

One doesn’t have to live in Yellowknife long to hear people talk about their favorite summer vacation destination, the east arm of Great Slave Lake.   But this is no ordinary holiday spot.   Locals frequently wax lyrically about it, their … Continue reading

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