merry dancers of march …

‘Northern Lights’ woodcut, adapted from an illustration by the celebrated explorer Fridtjof Nansen, based on a sketch from 1883, found via this fascinating site

‘… while eyes in temperate climes are drawn to signs of spring beneath their feet, residents of places north look skyward for the vernal greening of a new season’ …

… an excerpt from ‘The Arctic Aurora Springs to Life’ via AccessScience

‘The Magic of the Merry Dancers’ via the remote northern isles of Orkney & Shetland …