Last Friday, the CEO of The National University Hospital of Iceland [Landspitali], Björn Zoega, tendered his resignation. He has stalwartly remained on the front lines of the grim health care cutbacks that this country has seen in the last five years – a job I wouldn’t wish upon my worst enemy. Needless to say, his actions have often […] Read more
Oh for crying out loud! Now Facebook has blocked a follower of the IWR page for a remark she made in response to this. Her offending remark was: For this, she has now been put in the doghouse. I don’t know what’s happening over there at Facebook, but something is seriously off.
Oh dear oh DEAR. A black cat [with a white spot on its chest] escaped from a plane today at Reykjavík airport. The plane was en route from Denmark to the USA. The poor thing is now wandering the streets of Reykjavík, thinking that America is nothing like the pictures. All joking aside, though, this […] Read more
You know what I love? I love it when people trust you to buy their stuff without them even being there. I know there are roadside markets like this one abroad, but this is the first one I’ve seen in Iceland. AAH and I were driving home from a cottage yesterday, and this is what we […] Read more
Thanks to all of you who commented on my last post and offered encouragement and kind words. It’s very nice to be back in this space and to [re-]connect with both “current” and “old” friends. After that last episode with Facebook, I have been evaluating the way in which to proceed with my Iceland updates. […] Read more
Update: the person in question contacted me and denied reporting the comment. He further said he had removed all of his comments on the thread because “… it became clear to me your page a was a forum for angry people to vent and I wanted no part of that.” According to him, people have been […] Read more