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 floss.




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.

The Cast is Off!


The wrist is very sore, stiff, swollen and frankly creepy, but I’m still happy. Now it’s just a matter of time and (painful) exercises.

Happy New Year!

I wish you all a wonderful new year. 

I did not risk walking on the slippery ice, but my daughter and husband had fun on our traditional new year walk today.



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 the icy pavements and ventured out for a little while.