Yes, politics in Iceland is personal, and so is power, and so is the loss of it. It has always been so. Those could be Norwegian long boats up there in 900.
So is the one they live in, across the road.
One has water blowing in the wind. One has volcanic ash blowing in the wind. These are the big choices. Hmm. OK, also the Atlantic Ocean blowing in the wind.
And, right, fog and rain blowing in the wind.
Do they tell you about that? No, they do not. They tell you about the Blue Lagoon:
Did you notice the consistent use of white? It’s a message. Let me show you again. One …
Icelanders know about whiteness.
How blue it is.
And how it covers everything with illusion. OK, well, a backdrop for illusions.
And that in Iceland ghosts are everywhere.
And they are white.
Well, white and red. And white.
So, off you go!
You can find pictures of those things in bookshops, for children, without an explanation of the politics behind them. What is that politics? Guess.