There is an old Nordic fairy tale tradition,
that captures the mystique of the deep forests, the many lakes, the
wilderness and the contemplative, lonely nature
of the sparsely populated north.
Here, banding together and
understanding nature were necessary for surviving the long winters.
When the sun hides, sustainance is derived from the inner and imaginative
From this, stories evolved that told
not only of surviving winter but also of navigating life in all its