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The forgotten fisherwomen of IcelandRead MoreOctober 7, 2017

Many Icelandic women used to fish for a living but today they are largely forgotten.

The Woman in BlueRead MoreApril 8, 2017


A reconstruction of a 10th Century Icelandic dress has been sent in to us, and has had us in awe of the workmanship and ingenuity of both the original and the new version.

silentblogRead MoreApril 27, 2016


The long silence is over! I am back from Iceland and Greenland. Thank you all very much for your good wishes and patience while the blog was silent.