Nine go north- a mini adventure. Akureyri- Raufarhöfn- Seyðisfjörður (and all that’s inbetween!)

Poppets, lovelies and dear ones, I have returned from my weekend of adventuring and have just about come back down to earth. We covered many miles- practically the whole north east of the island- and saw more than I could have imagined in such a short space of time. I can’t quite believe it now… Read More Nine go north- a mini adventure. Akureyri- Raufarhöfn- Seyðisfjörður (and all that’s inbetween!)

Farewell to February; crumpets, and a horse-meat lasagne

Poppets, lovlies and dear ones, Here’s your Sunday Icelandic fix from my strange little fjord. A new month- how did my first residency changeover happen so fast?! A week of farewells to my unconventional and wonderful February family and new friends to find as March marches on and I continue my adventure. After a Sunday evening… Read More Farewell to February; crumpets, and a horse-meat lasagne

“You can’t see the northern lights through a window!” and other stories

Poppets, lovelies and dear ones, Here’s hoping you are suitably full of Sunday lunch, and in need of a little end of week entertainment. Coming to the end of my first month and ending with a bit of a bang. And just when you thought you were due a quieter week of news from Iceland…!… Read More “You can’t see the northern lights through a window!” and other stories

Góðan daginn! Ég ætla að fá pizzu með sultu takk!

Poppets, lovlies and dear ones, Don’t be blue that the weekend is almost done and it is nearly Monday again- for it is blog time! As the the snow has fallen on a very ICElandic of Icelandic Sundays, and the light is fading, it is time for my weekly roundup. Less wordy and possibly less foodie than previously,… Read More Góðan daginn! Ég ætla að fá pizzu með sultu takk!

Crazy waves, the sadness of the haddock, a hyggelig evening and a hike

Poppets, lovlies and dear ones, It’s Sunday evening, you could sit and watch the Antiques Roadshow or Countryfile- but how’s about settling down to my blog instead! A week’s worth of news to catch up on. Although contained and confined in one tiny town (/ village/ possibly considered a hamlet in the UK!) it seems a… Read More Crazy waves, the sadness of the haddock, a hyggelig evening and a hike

People are kind and they will help: Höfn-Stöðvarfjörður, my new home

Poppets, lovelies and dears ones, Here is the next instalment. From next week I will try and keep this blog to once a week- aiming to post on Sundays. Know that I am safe, warm and happy now- but I do apologise to my family and friends, for the retrospective worry some of this post may… Read More People are kind and they will help: Höfn-Stöðvarfjörður, my new home