Who They Was

This life is like being in an ocean. Some people keep swimming towards the bottom. Some people touch the bottom with one foot, or even both, and then push themselves off it to get back up to the top, where you can breathe. Others get to the bottom and decide they want to stay there. […]

Sumac

Sumac hefur verið einn vinsælasti veitingastaður landsins um árabil og nú lítur matreiðslubók staðarins dagsins ljós. Áhersla er lögð á ferskt og gott hráefni sem matreitt er undir áhrifum Mið-Austurlanda og Norður-Afríku. Eldur, framandi krydd, fjölbreytileiki og hollar og girnilegar nýjungar eru meginstef bókarinnar sem inniheldur fleiri en hundrað uppskriftir sem prýtt hafa matseðil Sumac. […]

Raunvitund

Þegar við erum spurð einfaldra spurninga um hvernig ýmsum málum heimsins er háttað; af hverju fjölgar fólki, hversu margar ungar konur fara í nám, hve mörg okkar lifa í fátækt – svörum við rangt á kerfisbundinn hátt. Svörin eru meira að segja svo röng að simpansar sem velja svörin af handahófi svara fleiri spurningum rétt […]

Japanese Wood Blocks: 100 Postcards

Elegantly packaged in a bespoke box, these 100 postcards feature some of the most spectacular examples of artworks made in the age-old woodblock tradition. All sourced from the V&A’s outstanding collections, the Japanese Woodblock Print Postcard Box is the third release in the best-selling V&A box set series. Each set celebrates the V&A’s status as […]

Gallows Rock

On a jagged, bleak lava field just outside Reykjavik stands the Gallows Rock. Once a place of execution, it is now a tourist attraction. Until this morning, when a man was found hanging from it… The nail embedded in his chest proves it wasn’t suicide. But when the police go to his flat, a further […]