Don’t even think of breaking the rules.
Parking is not just for cars.
Did you want to park a car? Where? This is an art installation. The cars you see there are just decoys. Don’t be fooled.
You can park a dragon, though, anytime.
But not a car. Not in Reykjavik.
You are expected home
Gunnfríður Jónsdóttir’s Landsýn, or ‘Land in Sight’ at Strandarkirkja, Selvogur
When the dead aren’t dead, they keep an eye on the living.
Those ones are unpredictable and need to be kept as close as sheep. A little herding never hurt, on both sides of the divide.
No need for an excavator from Finning Caterpillar Corporation to dig here.
The old ones, the new ones, lost farms, invasive (but strangely beautiful) lupines on old farmland on old dunes, old fence lines of social power, new power lines of social relativity, the sea at your side, the mountains at your back, isn’t it great to be in a place where nothing is forgotten and nothing need be spoken of because it can be relied upon in the midnight sun?
Let’s not break the spell.
Well, Thor has one eye shut.
So does the Beach Church!
The other eye is the sea.
Never romanticize Iceland.
But if you do, it will wrench you back to your senses quickly enough.