Arctic Alien

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About Arctic Alien

Hi. I'm an Australian, living in Nuuk for the past few years – an alien in the Arctic. I also have a weekly blog on expat life in Greenland – Greenland from the Outside, writing as Arctic Alien (

Blog posts

Narsarsuaq’s half-remembered histories

Voices from the past – Greenland National Museum and Archives

Svømning i Grønland

Swimming in Greenland

Sun dogs and solar pillars


The best back yard I’ve ever had

Greenlandic sense of humour

My dumb ideas about transport in Nuuk

Things I miss living in Greenland

Top things to do in Greenland

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