Category: Environment/Nature

I almost had a bath

Part 10. The ice is loosening its grip on the island, the bossman comes to call, after fifteen days I almost take off all of my clothes to bathe in the semi-freshwater […]

A little head bobbing

Black Guillemots

Part 9.  The Black Guillemots are back, bobbing their heads, and claiming their nest boxes. A cavity-nesting bird of Arctic waters, they traditionally did not nest so far north in Alaska. One […]

The velvet void


Part 8. The Guillemots make their entrance. 6 June A sad day. It seems my little sparrow friend is gone. I don’t know if he went off in search of a mate, […]