When winter arrives with its cool air and seasonal stagnation, so too does the phlegmatic humor, characterized by a peaceful and slow approach to life.
The Julian New Year starts right in the middle of winter. How can the sparrows from Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Story of the Year” help us understand this?
Kenneth G. Libbrecht talks about why he became interested in snow, the physics behind snow crystals, and where to observe the best snowflakes.
“Moominvalley in November” is the only book in Tove Jansson’s series to not feature the Moomins. Yet it is a beautiful examination of winter, light and darkness.
Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Snow Queen” is full of wintry metaphors. But do today’s younger generations still have the icy cold reference points to understand such symbolism?
Georgia is full of wild mountains and generous hospitality, according to a snowboarder who now calls the Caucasian country home.
For those scientists and technical staff who work on the Antarctic – 1000 kilometres from the nearest shop and with challenging weather conditions – isolation at their research stations can be a testing experience.
We present you with an alternative history of the world, in which humans join hibernating animals with a deep sleep through the winter months.
In the far north of Iceland, on the coast of the fjord Dýrafjörður, social reciprocity and artistic expression are valued above all else.
Our writer makes a winter trip to Aleksandra and Mieczysław Babalski’s organic farm in the north of Poland to discover what happens when the soil is frozen over.
A series of photos taken by Weronika Izdebska in northern Iceland between 2016 and 2019.
There is a quiet space between the stimulus and the reaction. In this space, our greatest strength awaits: the power of choice.