Inspirations from Artists and Authors, Friends and Family, People and Places

From around home to around the world

We’re jubilados (Spanish for retirees) on the alert for inspiration from our travels be they near (the kitchen) or far (Cape Horn)

Siglufjörður: A Gem of a Place

Herring used to be called Iceland’s “silver of the sea,” the country’s gold, the island’s platinum, its “diamonds of the deep.” At one time, the

24 Thoughts on the Eve of 2024

1. “Aye yi yi. But that Zelenskyy, he’s a peppy little guy.” Were he here, I imagine this is what Grandpa Danchuk (whose favourite term

On Christmas Eve, Arctic Dwarfs

The dwarfs aren’t there. Yet. But three kilometres from the Arctic Circle in Iceland where the Arctic Henge ascends above the village of Raufarhöfn, there