Eiður Smári

Like Father Like Sons

All three sons of former football star Eiður Guðjohnsen, who played for FC Barcelona among other teams, are now footballers, according to Eiður’s mother, Ólöf Einarsdóttir, who was interviewed on radio station Bylgjan this morning.

H E L P (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
Here in Iceland the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East seems to be too far away to move people.

Five Degrees (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
Swearing and curse words.
From Extraordinary Child: Alexander at home with a paper bag on his head. Reykjavík, Iceland, 2006.

Remembering Mary Ellen Mark

A dear friend of mine, and very good friend of Iceland, Mary Ellen Mark, an artist known for her incredible humanist photography, passed away Monday in New York City. She was 75.

Icelandic bakery

Dog Days for Reykjavík Bakery

For 85 years Björnsbakarí bakery has made the bread for Bæjarins bestu iconic Reykjavík hotdog stands. However, from September 1, the bakery Gæðabakstur/Ömmubakstur will bake the hot dog bread for Bæjarins bestu after the bakery made the company a better offer.

Beating the Crowd (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
If you’re looking for something different, here are five places to enjoy Iceland at its best.