February 2005

Fun in da sun

February 28, 2005

Eeek! What is that?… [Meanwhile the weather today was ice bloody frigging cold again with temps around -2°C and major windchill, although there was sun, so currently YT is sporting a ruddy wind-whipped complexion with a sprinkling of freckles from her walk, nay, against-the-elements struggle along the seashore today. And now if you’ll excuse me […]

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Bake sale

February 27, 2005

I went to a very special bake sale yesterday afternoon. It was organized by the parents’ association at AAH’s school. You paid a fee at the door and you got to eat at will from a long table laden heavy with cakes and other goodies. At 3 o’clock there was an exquisite puppet show, given […]

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Spam this!

February 25, 2005

Loyal readers of this space will recall that a few weeks ago I had my first instance of a chunk of my blog being copied and pasted onto somebody else’s website. And now, dear readers, The Weather Report has experienced its first spam incident. And not just any spam incident either, oh no. Infuriating enough […]

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February 24, 2005

Ugh! Feeling really sluggish and icky and under the proverbial weather. AAH was sick for the last three days and obviously I’ve caught what she had. Hoping it doesn’t manage to wrestle me down into bed – I don’t have the patience to be sick. Especially right now. My bleh! feeling was compounded by getting […]

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Oh, the triviality of it all…

February 23, 2005

SOME MORE USELESS TRIVIAAround 95% of Icelanders aged 16-75 own cell phones. According to a report in today’s Fréttablaðið, there are around 255,000 cell phone numbers in use in Iceland as we, ahem, speak. Meanwhile, the population of Iceland is around 290,000. Unsurprisingly, telephone costs for the average Icelandic family have risen by 70% over […]

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Days of Our Lives

February 22, 2005

I blogged about bóndadagur [otherwise known as feed-your-man-putrid-shark-day] and I blogged about bleedin’ Valentine’s Day, but did I blog about my special day? No! And why not? Because I was Too Damn Busy! My Special Day [otherwise known as konudagur, or woman’s day] was last Sunday. [For some reason man’s day always falls on a […]

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Hear ye Hear ye!!

February 21, 2005

Those nice people over at Sigh Club are running a little contest to garner participation for their Featured Site effort. [That’s right, they feature someone’s blog for a few days – The Weather Report being a previous grateful recipient of that honour]. If the blog you nominate is featured, they will send you a FREE […]

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All the world’s a stage…

February 21, 2005

This afternoon – very shortly, in fact – YT will don a power suit and go spend the afternoon in the Corporate World. Some enterprising companies need advice on how to present their products on the International Stage and consider YT the perfect person to advise on such matters. Now, power suits are not my […]

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Paint job

February 20, 2005

… Guess who’s got her work cut out this weekend??

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February 18, 2005

On waking up this morning, I looked out the window to see these adorning the sky. Sadly, the photograph hardly does them justice. The name says it all: Iridescent clouds.* One of those stunning natural phenomena, like the aurora borealis, that absolutely fills you with awe. It’s been an exceedingly beautiful sun-filled day, with that […]

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