Author Archives: Harold Rhenisch

About Harold Rhenisch

www.haroldrhenisch.com

Global English in Iceland

Here is an English posted by a non-native English speaker for other non-native English speakers.  It marginally makes sense.

Yes, Images Have a Life of Their Own

That night image, is that Iceland? With a spruce and poplar forest along a still waterway? Have you seen that anywhere in Iceland? Fortunately, the ability to communicate clearly and with ironic depth remains, as the woman in red on the lower right, demonstrates, manipulating darkness for her own ends.

Walking on the Shore of an Ancient Sea

It’s always a great day to walk out on the shore of the sea, where the seals and eiðars once swam. The sea might change its level, but that’s a bonus for us.

Neskaupstaðir

And the eiðars demonstrate just what it was like here long ago.

Easy does it!

Wildflowers taking the place of eiðars.

Iceland is Not a Road

A camper promises freedom but on narrow roads can be a liability.

Just another second on Highway 1 east of Vík í Myrdal in the new Iceland

Where are you going to stop? Not with the elf birds.

You already passed them an hour ago, or you will an hour from now.

An Elf in His Horse Pasture

The real trick is to find both of those times to be the same.