North of the Sun

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By Jørn Nyseth Ranum & Inge Wegge
Category Film Reviewed byEd Douglas
Date Monday, 25 February 2013
Rating Rating 4.5 out of 5

Playful, inspiring and bloody cold, North of the Sun tells the story of two resourceful Norwegians who take sustainability to new extremes as they surf a beach in northern Norway during the depths of winter and then clean it up.

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Play Up, Then Cheat

Posted by Ed Douglas at 1.54 PM

So I’m working away, listening to the cricket, when my friend Henry Iddon mentions on twitter that he’s reading Frank Nugent’s entertaining history of early Irish mountaineers, of whom our joint favourite is Lizzie Le Blond, whose climbing activities became a society scandal. Anyway, Lizzie’s first husband was the adventurer and army officer Fred Burnaby, who admitted with refreshing honesty that Lizzie was both more adventurous and much, much more intelligent, shortly before he met his death at the Battle of Abu Klea, ...
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