Northern Lights App.

Ok, ok, so its not about the Northern Lights in Iceland. I understand that. Its about the Northern Lights in Lapland. But do you know what? After searching for 8 years for the Northern Lights, and spending thousands of pounds, I’m all for a iPhone app that allows you to see them, or rather an […]

Sigur Rós announce European/UK Tour

Proper shows too, not truncated festival ones! I, for one, cannot wait. Here are the dates. Fancy joining me on one or two?! Feb 13 2013 Coliseum
, Porto, Portugal Feb 14 2013 Campo Pequeno,
 Lisbon, Portugal Feb 18 2013 Palazzo del Turismo
, Jesolo, italy Feb 19 2013 Mediolanum Forum
, Milan, Italy Feb 21 2013 HMH, […]

Puffin Nuggets

This is a clip of Emma Watson talking to David Letterman about her recent visit to Iceland. She is clearly very much in love with Iceland; Letterman does not come across well during the interview. See what you think. Puffin Nuggets, indeed.  

Black & White Iceland

 © Nick Miners Nick Miners (photographer) has released a book, Svart/Hvít, available in e-book and hardback formats. The photography is of Iceland, and as ever, I really enjoy Nick’s take on the Icelandic landscape. This set of photos are black and white (as per the title, silly) and are all the more moody and stunning as […]

Polar Bear watching.

I have just got back from a trip to the Scottish Highlands. One of the things that I dud whilst I was there, was go to see the UK’s only polar bears – Walker and Arktos. They are in captivity (of course) at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kinraig. It got me thinking about the […]

Iceland win a Gold medal!!

Full report here! Congratulations to Jón Margeir Sverrisson for his gold medal in the Men’s 200m Freestyle (S14)! Well done! Rank Lane Athlete Time Diff + 1 05  SVERRISSON Jon Margeir 1:59.62 WR – + 2 04  FOX Daniel 1:59.79 OC +0.17 + 3 03  CHO Wonsang 1:59.93 AS +0.31 + 4 07  EVERS Marc […]

Fjord folk or troll pop?

Full Iceland Review online article here. Last year, I travelled to Djúpavík in the West Fjords of Iceland. It was a grueling drive, over kilometers of unpaved, rough road, along sheer cliff edges and around sharp mountainside corners. The sea was hidden by fog, and all that could be seen were the bleached white bones […]