the sound of the lake

the sound of the lake

Words & Photography by Gunn Kristin Monsen 15. juni 2018 Nothing clears my head as simplicity, beautiful flowers and the sound of the lake. I have always been drawn to the lake. Growing up spending all my summers at my… read more

a type of quiet we long after

a type of quiet we long after

Words & Photography by Mia Nguyen- There’s a type of quiet I long after. It usually takes place in the early mornings and late evenings. This particular state of calm permeates every living space, making it easier to breathe and… read more

A space to be ourselves

A space to be ourselves

Words & Photography Katherine Heath- Knowing who we really are is something many of us struggle with our entire lives. We form opinions on matters that we believe to be our own, but that in reality are a combination of… read more

Inspired by hygge

Inspired by hygge

Words & Photography Rowan Collins- Funnily enough, our friendship started with porridge. In 2016, we met through an online group for the university we were both about to join, when Liv reached out to me with a recommendation for a… read more

The true nature of Copenhagen

The true nature of Copenhagen

Words and photography by Lise Ulrich For most of the year, weather permitting, the streets of the small Danish capital are bustling with local life, students and curious tourists filling up hip eateries and cafes, strolling along canals and taking… read more

silentia

silentia

Words & Images Petros Koublis- A landscape is an illimitable state. It’s not restricted within the visible area in front of our eyes, but it extends in an undefined distance, reaching for the limits of our interpretation over ourselves and… read more

farewell letter to the arctic

farewell letter to the arctic

Images & Words Alexander Kopatz- I am leaving. I thought this day would be much further in the future, but I am leaving the Arctic. After seven years of living and working at almost 70 degrees North it is time… read more

kerlingarfjöll

kerlingarfjöll

Words & Images: Michael Schauer – There are a few places in this world that look so surreal, you are unable to process that they actually exist just like this. Places that come with all the bells and whistles of… read more

living on the edge, life in estonian winter

living on the edge, life in estonian winter

Words & Images by Kristoffer Vaikla   Winter is different. Winter is special, in every sense. You see it approaching when the birds begin to gather. It will be even closer when the trees turn yellow and red. You know… read more

The snow dancing in the wind

The snow dancing in the wind

Words & Images Morgane Erpicum I woke up before dawn, awkwardly ensconced in my sleeping bag and our many blankets. I wiped the condensation from the car window and looked out, eager to start the day. The night was a… read more

soulmates

soulmates

Words & Images: Michael Schauer- Whales have been my favorite animals for as long as I can remember. Ever since I was very, very little their slow and gracious movements, their seeming calmness and their otherworldly singing kept me under… read more

a glimpse of the world.....

a glimpse of the world…..

Words & Images by Elmoon Iraola- I grew up in Northern Norway in a little town named Kirkenes, which is only a few minutes away from the Finnish border. Kirkenes is surrounded by a beautiful nature and flourishing wildlife. The… read more

vittra – the scandinavian light

vittra – the scandinavian light

Words & Images: David Hjortsberg- Elusive. She comes and goes as she pleases. Luring me into comfort and then ripping her beauty from under me when I least expect it. She lingers on too long and appears too suddenly, catching… read more

in the deep north is a place

in the deep north is a place

Words & Images Linus Bergman- In the deep north is a place. A place very different from others. This is a place where rock formations, hundreds of meters high, meet the sea. It’s a place where nature almost feels untouched.… read more

norway: fjell og himmel

norway: fjell og himmel

Words & Images Samuel Han- Travel has been a deeply engrained part of my life since I was born. My family and I moved around constantly, never really being able to settle down and put our roots somewhere. It was… read more

welcome to the north

welcome to the north

Images: Davide Rostirolla/ Words: Davide Rostirolla & Melanie Kettner- Davide: Iceland is known as the “Island of the Ice and Fire”, where nature rules over man and sets the rhythm of life. There are 330,000 people living around the island, but… read more

the endless shapes of nature

the endless shapes of nature

Images: Gustav Willeit. Words: Gustav Willeit & Melanie Kettner- “For after all what is man in nature? A nothing in relation to infinity, all in relation to nothing, a central point between nothing and all and infinitely far from understanding either.… read more

the hidden place

the hidden place

Images & Text: Minna Rissanen- Because of my childhood experiences, a close connection to nature is an essential part of my identity. Hiking trips with my family, where I learned to embrace wilderness, launched me on a lifelong journey. I… read more

fragments of poetry that survived

fragments of poetry that survived

Images: Petros Koublis & Words: Melanie Kettner and Petros Koublis- Words: Melanie Kettner: Derek Jarman changed my world. I bought his book „Derek Jarman´s Garden“ in the 90s. Since then I carried it with me, can’t tell how often I read… read more

finding myself in front of the silence

finding myself in front of the silence

Images & Words: Olga Segura- I have always been very shy. I liked to be alone in my room drawing and imagining my stories. I loved listening to piano music while I wrote down all that passed through my mind… read more

a place where I feel complete

a place where I feel complete

Images & Words: Fran Mart- Miles and miles have passed since I decided to move to the UK, and so many wonderful things have happened. I found the right path, the right guy to walk it with, and we’re making… read more

just north of summer

just north of summer

Words & Images Norbert von Niman- It is those days when you’re walking on a glacier, everything around you in full black and white except your friends yellow raincoat, wearing three layers and still getting cold. You are still waiting… read more

a world full of untold stories

a world full of untold stories

Words & Images Frederique Peckelsen- Not all summers are the same. Whilst most people use summers to lay in the sun and typically relax, for me summer is a time to explore and discover. I have the freedom to visit… read more

after a while she talked to nature

after a while she talked to nature

Images: Eeva Mäkinen Words: Melanie Kettner & Eeva Mäkinen- Eeva: Yep, once again I left my comfy hotel room and escaped to the wilderness. I bet my laptop enjoyed the warm bed.The hike was pretty intense though. The path was… read more

the way we look on it

the way we look on it

Images Jon West & Words Melanie Kettner- Life challenges us all from time to time, some of us have to overcome harder defiances than others. In the end, changing perspective becomes the most important tool we can use to adjust… read more

moments that capture you

moments that capture you

Words & Images Josh Kempinaire- I’ve always been attracted by the North. I can’t really explain why, but I know that I like the cold, the snow, the soft light. That doesn’t mean that I don’t want to got to… read more

the power of a wave

the power of a wave

Words & Images Matthew Leonard- Growing up in a city in England I visioned the sea in a different way to which I do now. Back then I saw it as a non-inviting, closed-up and dark place. It was somewhere… read more

time is a weird thing-

time is a weird thing-

Words & Images: Caleb Gaskins- I’ve realized that some of life’s sweetest and truest gifts are found in the routines and normalities of the day. It is in the sitting down (whether I want to or not) and getting to… read more