How can we create fresh unions of myth, art and science in relationship with the earth and the stars in 2017? We invite you to journey outside conventional science and received Western wisdom to explore other forms of communication with the earth system that we are a part of. On the 15th September we are […]

Tønsberg Viking Market © Tracey M Benson

Today I headed to Tønsberg to check out the Viking Market. What started out as a very wet and rainy day turned into a beautiful warm and sunny afternoon. Tønsberg is about 45 minutes by train from Drammen and with all train trips in Norway, the scenery along the route was gorgeous – lush and […]

Journey to Lillehammer © Tracey M Benson

After several days stuck inside and working with screens, it was time to head out for an adventure. I was intrigued by Lillehammer as it seemed to be a very dramatic landscape from the pictures I have seen. Last year we got hooked on a TV show of the same name and it was a […]

London © Tracey M Benson

After Balance UnBalance, I had a great time visiting long time friend and mentor Paul Brown in London. Now I will be honest here – I am not one for big cities and was just a wee bit nervous about negotiating trains etc in such a busy place. Thankfully with some help from Paul and […]

Gjallarstadir Vikingmarked Lillestrøm © Tracey M Benson

Today it is one calendar month since I arrived in Norway – so much has happened in that time I can’t believe it has only been a month. My intention was to explore the realms of the ancestors as part of the residency and what a journey this is turning out to be! My first […]

Old river house at Drammenselva © Tracey M Benson

After a few days of screen work, writing and research, I really needed to connect with the river. It was a good time to start collecting some sticks and stones for rune making. I also made friends with this beautiful tree. I also noticed many different kinds of mushrooms – didn’t dare to try […]

Barbican district in Plymouth © Tracey M Benson

One of the things I did early one morning was to take a stroll around the Barbican district – the old part of town, located close to the harbour. It is a very pretty place and I look lots of pictures 🙂