In an interview on Sunday morning with Gísli Marteinn Baldursson on RÚV, Icelandic State Radio, Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson said that “it would be good to have an independent Central Bank, if we had a different government.”
Páll Stefánsson, editor and photographer at Iceland Review, was awarded the coveted prize for Photo of the Year for his photo of a French woman who got lost while hiking in the West Fjords.
Last summer archaeological research took place at the so-called Althingi-spot, thought to be the area where the first settlers in Iceland built their houses. In the mud, a silver bracelet was found. The piece was quite delicate, besides being surrounded by very hard soil.
How do you combine your interests? Vala Hafstad, Icelandic poet and mother of four, tackled that question. Her answer is a collection of news-related, humorous poems, hot off the press. Except that it is only published electronically.
Guðjón Gamalíelsson from Þórshöfn on Langanes peninsula has been finding quite a few bottled messages during his strolls along the coastline.