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Staffan Sandström obituary

Dear warm-hearted Staffan Sandström passed away in early January, very suddenly. He is sorely missed by all who knew him. Staffan was the father-in-law of my brother Paul and a very treasured member of the family. I have known him for approximately 30 years. So

Weekend in Denmark

Due to an eye surgery on our oldest dog Glitnir, this weekend was once again spent in Denmark. After moving back from Iceland, it is no longer possible to get sickness insurance for them in Sweden (they are too old), and therefore it's much cheaper

Summer in Denmark

While Erik was touring around Iceland on various fieldwork projects, I spent all July at my mother's place in Gundsømagle, Roskilde in Denmark. I have been absolutely overworked for a very long period, and the corona stress on top of it didn't help much. It

Happy New Year

Our New Year was spent in Skorradalur near Borganes. We have one dog that is terrified of fireworks and knowing from last year how crazy Icelanders are about shooting off fireworks, staying in Reykjavík was simply not an option. Skorradalur is a really beautiful area

Staff portrait

It is not often photographers manage to take a good photo of me, but actually our official photographer at the University of Iceland, Kristinn Ingvarsson did a really good job here in November. All staff members were offered to get new portraits for official use.

Carl-Edvard 95 years

On the 2nd of November, Carl-Edvard celebrated his ninety-fifth birthday! He had arranged a reception at the Djulö manner house in Katrineholm (Fig. 1). The restaurant ‘Stadshotellet’ in downtown Katrineholm took care of the service at Djulö. At two o’clock the reception opened serving hot

Gotland

This was my first visit to the Gotland, an island outside the southeast cost of Sweden. As Erik and I already were in Stockholm, it was easy taking us to Gotland for a few days. The occasion was mainly visiting our friend Karin Lodin and

Visit from Australia

Two years after we went to Australia to meet Erik's relatives in Melbourne, Erik's half-sister Pip, husband Mal and children, Lucas, Felicity and Tom came to visit us in Iceland and in Sweden. We were really happy they decided to travel half across the world