Home On The Range: A Blissful Farm Getaway In The Far Northeast

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Reykjavík is not Iceland. It more closely resembles a tiny overpriced Europe without the vast architecture or convenience. It takes…

Iron To The Core: Guðný Ósk Gottliebsdóttir Tackles Klaustur Off Road Challenge

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The first time I met Guðný, she was a voice on a telephone. I’d called a postural clinic and she…

Driving In Iceland: We Can Do Better

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Along with economic prosperity, the unprecedented growth of Iceland’s tourism sector over the past two decades has plainly brought a…

Airwaves Day 4: I Think I’m Turning Japanese

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Iceland Airwaves isn’t just a music festival, it is an endurance sport. The events are: drinking, seeing music, dancing, playing…

Lunch At Sea Baron With Bo Ningen, Jófríður And kimono’s Alison

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I though it would be a good idea to have Icelandic bands (or members) take visiting bands out for a…

Airwaves Day 3 – Part 2

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The day started out with ‘The Show of Shows’ which I wrote about here. Next I saw William Tyler‘s deft…

Airwaves Day 3: Part 1 – The Greatest Show

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Yesterday, aside from being one of the hardest days to stay conscious in my life, was worth every woozy painful…

Airwaves Day 2: WTF?

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Okay so if day one was a blur then today is like reliving that Prodigy video, Smack My Bitch Up….

Airwaves Day One: Bass Religions

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I’m sitting at the breakfast table with three other laptops, one of which is mine. We’re all working. Mr. Silla…

Walking The Donut Gauntlet

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My first memory of a Dunkin’ Donuts (aka DnD) involved banking, Iceland. Yes, banking.   Almost every Saturday, my father would…

I Want My Amazon TV

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I should probably begin by explaining the title to those of you who were born to a different generation. It’s…

By The Better Angels Of Our Nature – Eddie Izzard Stops Over in Iceland

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Saturday night Eddie Izzard took the Harpa Eldborg stage in a flash of winning combinations. Suave and camp; girl and…

New York, Old Tools, Timeless Jewels: A Visit To Orri Finn Design’s Studios

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The couple behind Orri Finn Design—Orri Finnbogason and Helga Gvuðrún Friðriksdóttir—have a different, yet complementary, training in the art of…

Welcome To Iceland, We’ll Get You Naked

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“Do we have to shower naked at this one or can we get in it dirty, like pigs?” asks my…

An Off-Road Virgin’s First Time

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I own two motorbikes in London, one for looks, the other for speed and comfort. Neither of these bikes nor…