Heimat and the market

Heimat is a German word with no good English equivalent. It describes the relationship of a person to a specific geographic (or social) unit. I myself have few Heimat’s. Iceland is one of them and Eherenfeld, my neighbourhood in Germany is another. It is my view that Ehrenfeld is the nicest neighbourhoods in the cityHalda áfram að lesa „Heimat and the market“

Can Ali Baba insure against Svala winning Eurovision tonight?

As I was scrolling through Facebook earlier I came across a post by one of my favourite Facebook friends, the kebab place in Reykjavik called Ali Baba. The first reason why Ali Baba has become such a good friend on Facebook is of course that they make the tastiest kebab place in the country. ItHalda áfram að lesa „Can Ali Baba insure against Svala winning Eurovision tonight?“

French pollsters correctly predicted the first round – hopefully they are also correct about the second round

If you are anything like me then you have been somewhat nervous ever since the Brits voted in the EU referendum. It seemed like, without a clue often what they were actually voting for, half of the nation (that could be bothered to actually vote, which makes it roughly a quarter) voted to leave theHalda áfram að lesa „French pollsters correctly predicted the first round – hopefully they are also correct about the second round“