Tag Archives: Anne Lise Sandvik

Taking out the trash: Rubbish hut coming down ‘soon’ despite pleas from former haters of art project

It took a long time for skeptics to be grow fond of a pile of trash on the beach. But now they can’t talk its creator out of removing it.

Sun picks wrong ‘eclipse’ day


Left out of the light, revelers resorted to a “(s)he’s naked under those clothes” attitude on what’s supposed to be one of Svalbard’s brightest days each year.

“The sun is up there somewhere,” said Henrik Rasmussen, one of the two emcees at Sunday’s ceremony intended to welcome the first of sunlight to shine on Longyearbyen in four months.