The Environmental Bucket List

I first heard about the idea of an ‘Environmental Bucket List’ while I was in Churchill, Manitoba, volunteering in a scientific research centre and spending a lot of time with a lot of tourists (if I’ve had one cup-of-tea-and-a-natter, let me tell you, I’ve had a thousand). Generally, the thinking of these conversations went something […]

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Itsanitaq Museum

Where: Churchill, Manitoba. (Yes, there it is, just tucked behind the church). This one room museum is crammed with objects – so many that it took me several visits to feel like I’d even made a dent in seeing them all. There are so many things to see and so many stories to uncover. Best […]

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Polar Bear Jail

The sound of the helicopter, rather like a giant mosquito, starts as a tiny vibration in your ear. Your left ear, as it happens.  Not long after you’ve realised that it is the helicopter, and not an incredibly loud insect, it has filled the sky and then tilted impressively towards the earth, almost – but […]

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