Protest in Reykjavík


Thousands of Icelanders are protesting in front of the parliament. The secretary of state has motioned to withdraw the application to join the European Union, without putting the matter up for national referendum, as both government parties promised before last elections. You can read more about it here.

The Grey Picture

All the grey ,,base” is done on the grey picture.  What you see here is the beginning of the fun part, the three dimensional embroidery.  I might add some delicate crochet too and even a little bit of knitting too, but it’s all going to be done in two or maximum three threads of embroidery … [Read more…]


This morning it was raining,  now it’s snowing and in an hour it will probably be raining again. The icy roads and pavements are still going strong and the local ER is very busy receiving people with broken limbs. Spring seems very far away.


Merry Christmas to one and all. The holidays have been wonderful so far, a little strange perhaps since I have not been able to do everything I wanted to do, due to my broken wrist. I am not much of a churchgoer but I usually go when my daughter is singing  so today I braved … [Read more…]