It’s still freezing in the north of Iceland – in Melrakkaslétta – the only part of Iceland that actually touches the polar circle,but in a few weeks time we are hoping that the eider will have started to lay eggs and produce this greyish and visually unimpressive material – the eiderdown. It’s because of […]

Nationalism arrives in Iceland I

Some people out in the big world seem to think that the Icelandic government can still be expected be progressive about causes such as freedom of expression, transparency and access to information about governmental affairs. But this is not quite the case. We have a new government now and a Prime Minister who wants to […]