Lessons learned: from BSF to the paradigm shiftSubscription
[School design special: Introduction] Sunand Prasad of education expert Penoyre & Prasad introduces our school design special and reveals his hopes for the future of the building type.
Into the second half of the expedition the focus has moved on from assimilating masses of experience and information about the geography and culture of these parts, to what our own response to climate change might be.
Beautiful icebergs and a history lessonSubscription
Qeqertarsuaq is a settlement of 800 people on the southern tip of Disko Island. The church, Lutheran like most of inhabited Greenland, sits at the highest point in the village and the houses are scattered on the hillsides mostly on individual plots.
Fantastic fjords and cool conversationsSubscription
Kangerlussuaq means 'big fjord' and the big fjord that runs from the airstrip to the sea is 90 miles long. Karen Filskov, a native of Greenland, joins us here as guide, the first time Cape Farewell has had an Inuit crewmember.
Thinking about geo-engineeringSubscription
The participants on the Cape Farewell voyage were asked to respond to a talk by David Keith at Ted.com about geo engineering. Sunand's response was as follows.
Discussing white balance with Lemn SissaySubscription
On the chartered plane on the way to Kangerlussuac to meet the boat I am sitting next to the Lemn Sissay, who writes witty and beautiful poetry amazingly quickly. He is reading poetry and I am reading my new camera manual, which sums up a few things.
Preparing to sail for the ArcticSubscription
The polar regions hold a profound, and even primal, fascination for so many of us. In the case of the Arctic, real journeys of adventure from Lief Erikson to Peary and Fiennes, and imaginary ones from Jules Verne to Philip Pullman, have added layers of meaning to its magnetic attraction, so to speak.