In mid-2014, a volcano in Iceland started rumbling. On August 29th 2014, I shrieked aloud in excitement in front of a dozen uninterested elderly ladies because it had finally started erupting. Well, the volcano hadn’t. But its magma was oozing out of a fissure not too far away. It oozed and poured and fountained for… More My best souvenir: lava!
On the night of Monday January 22nd 1973, there was a storm off Heimaey, in the Westman Islands off the south coast of Iceland. The fishing fleet – which comprised pretty much every adult male on the entire island – was confined to the harbour because of the bad weather and the children “forgot” to… More The Volcano Adventures – Eldfell