Is now available for your viewing pleasure. A proper travelogue shall be posted very soon. PS. It’s raining.
[More to come … ]
We’re off to scale a mountain or two. Bis bald!
Notice anything new? No? Look around a bit more. [dumdum…] Oh all right – I have a new graphic ad in my sidebar. See it? That’s right, I’ve sold my soul to Iceland Express, and very happy I am about it, too. I think every blogger should have graphic ads on their blog as long […] Read more
A couple of days ago, V. was kind enough to bestow on me something called a ‘Blogging Community Involvement’ award, because apparently my blog has the ‘power of schmooze’. I have no idea what that is or where the ‘award’ comes from, but no matter – V’s kind words accompanying the accolade are the true […] Read more
Went out with my friend Sandy tonight, who is visiting from Canada and who I haven’t seen in about eight years. We became friends about 13 years ago, when I’d just moved back to Niceland and had my first whiplash injury [have I ever mentioned that the Icelanders have the most horrific traffic culture in […] Read more
I wonder what exactly we’ve done to deserve such excellent weather day after day after day. I can’t remember the last time we had rain; it’s been sunny practically ever since my relatives from Canada were here, which makes it exactly one full month of sunshine. And this while other parts of the world are […] Read more
Here’s a heartwarming story from the back page of Morgunbladid today: this young Swiss couple got their rented vehicle stuck in the middle of the Krossá river in Þórsmörk last Sunday [Þórsmörk is one of Iceland’s most incredibly beautiful locations, but you have to cross rivers to get there and they can be treacherous … […] Read more
Friends, I have deprived you long enough of the googlies* that have drifted upon my shores these past weeks. So without further ado, here are some of the more, ahem, curious specimens.icelandic smoked fish sheep poo (from Newham, Stratford)Mmmm … is there no end to Nicelandic delicacies? Photo of Icelandic girl milk shower(from Sweden)Yes – […] Read more
Once again, Iceland has been awarded the dubious honour of being at the top of the Big Mac index. What this means, in practice, is that a Big Mac costs more here than in any other country in the world. I wonder if there is any connection between this and the fact that McDonald’s food […] Read more