Monthly Archive: September 2014

He learns Icelandic while I eat cakes

Posted on September 30, 2014

We were on the second week of our stay in Ísafjörður in the Westfjords. I wanted the mornings to myself to write, so when my husband spotted an advertisement for a beginners course in Icelandic, I encouraged him to sign up. It seemed like the ideal.. >>> more

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